Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
a. NLT: Quenched the flames of fire, and escaped death by the edge of the sword. Their weakness was turned to strength. They became strong in battle and put whole armies to flight.
b. NIV: Quenched the fury of the flames, and escaped the edge of the sword; whose weakness was turned to strength; and who became powerful in battle and routed foreign armies.
c. YLT: Quenched the power of fire, escaped the mouth of the sword, were made powerful out of infirmities, became strong in battle, caused to give way camps of the aliens.
d. Amplified Bible Classic: Extinguished the power of raging fire, escaped the devourings of the sword, out of frailty and weakness won strength and became stalwart, even mighty and resistless in battle, routing alien hosts.
e. Peshitta Eastern Text: Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, and became valiant in battle, and routed the camps of enemies.
1. “Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword…”
a. Quenched [Strong: 4570 sbénnymi, sben'-noo-mee; a prolonged form of an apparently primary verb; to extinguish (literally or figuratively):—go out, quench.]
b. [the] violence [Strong: 1411 dýnamis, doo'-nam-is; from G1410; force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself):—ability, abundance, meaning, might(-ily, -y, -y deed), (worker of) miracle(-s), power, strength, violence, mighty (wonderful) work.]
c. [of] fire [Strong: 4442 pŷr, poor; a primary word; "fire" (literally or figuratively, specially, lightning):—fiery, fire.]
d. escaped [Strong: pheúgō, fyoo'-go; apparently a primary verb; to run away (literally or figuratively); by implication, to shun; by analogy, to vanish:—escape, flee (away).]
e. [the] edge [Strong: 4750 stóma, stom'-a; probably strengthened from a presumed derivative of the base of G5114; the mouth (as if a gash in the face); by implication, language (and its relations); figuratively, an opening (in the earth); specially, the front or edge (of a weapon):—edge, face, mouth.]
f. [of the] sword [Strong: 3162 máchaira, makh'-ahee-rah; probably feminine of a presumed derivative of G3163; a knife, i.e. dirk; figuratively, war, judicial punishment:—sword.]
2. “...out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight…”
a. out of [Strong: 575 apó, apo'; a primary particle; "off," i.e. away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative):—(X here-)after, ago, at, because of, before, by (the space of), for(-th), from, in, (out) of, off, (up-)on(-ce), since, with.]
b. weakness [Strong: 769 asthéneia, as-then'-i-ah; from G772; feebleness (of mind or body); by implication, malady; morally, frailty:—disease, infirmity, sickness, weakness.]
c. were made strong [Strong: 1743 endynamóō, en-doo-nam-o'-o; from G1722 and G1412; to empower:—enable, (increase in) strength(-en), be (make) strong.]
d. waxed [Strong: 1096 gínomai, ghin'-om-ahee; a prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.):—arise, be assembled, be(-come, -fall, -have self), be brought (to pass), (be) come (to pass), continue, be divided, draw, be ended, fall, be finished, follow, be found, be fulfilled, + God forbid, grow, happen, have, be kept, be made, be married, be ordained to be, partake, pass, be performed, be published, require, seem, be showed, × soon as it was, sound, be taken, be turned, use, wax, will, would, be wrought.]
e. valiant [Strong: 2478 ischyrós, is-khoo-ros'; from G2479; forcible (literally or figuratively):—boisterous, mighty(-ier), powerful, strong(-er, man), valiant.]
f. in [Strong: 1722 en, en; a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.:—about, after, against, + almost, × altogether, among, × as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (… sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), × mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, × outwardly, one, × quickly, × shortly, (speedi-)ly, × that, × there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.]
g. fight [Strong: 4171 pólemos, pol'-em-os; from πέλομαι pélomai (to bustle); warfare (literally or figuratively; a single encounter or a series):—battle, fight, war.]
3. “...turned to flight the armies of the aliens.”
a. turned to flight [Strong: 2827 klínō, klee'-no; a primary verb; to slant or slope, i.e. incline or recline (literally or figuratively):—bow (down), be far spent, lay, turn to flight, wear away.]
b. [the] armies [Strong: 3925 parembolḗ, par-em-bol-ay'; from a compound of G3844 and G1685; a throwing in beside (juxtaposition), i.e. (specially), battle-array, encampment or barracks (tower Antonia):—army, camp, castle.]
c. [of the] aliens [Strong: 245 allótrios, al-lot'-ree-os; from G243; another's, i.e. not one's own; by extension foreign, not akin, hostile:—alien, (an-)other (man's, men's), strange(-r).]