14 (A)Flight shall perish from the swift,
    (B)and the strong shall not retain his strength,
    (C)nor shall the mighty save his life;
15 he who handles the bow shall not stand,
    and he who is (D)swift of foot shall not save himself,
    (E)nor shall he who rides the horse save his life;

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14 The swift will not escape,(A)
    the strong(B) will not muster their strength,
    and the warrior will not save his life.(C)
15 The archer(D) will not stand his ground,
    the fleet-footed soldier will not get away,
    and the horseman(E) will not save his life.(F)

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16 So then it depends not on human will or exertion,[a] but on God, who has mercy.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 9:16 Greek not of him who wills or runs

16 It does not, therefore, depend on human desire or effort, but on God’s mercy.(A)

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