Your shoes shall be iron and brass; and as your days, so shall your strength be.
Treasury of Scripture
Thy shoes, etc. or, Under thy shoes shall be iron
Deuteronomy 8:9 A land wherein you shall eat bread without scarceness, you shall not lack any thing in it; a land whose stones are iron...
Luke 15:22 But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet:
Ephesians 6:15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
and as thy
2 Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth...
Psalm 138:3 In the day when I cried you answered me, and strengthened me with strength in my soul.
Isaiah 40:29 He gives power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increases strength.
Isaiah 41:10 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you...
1 Corinthians 10:13 There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful...
2 Corinthians 12:9,10 And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness...
Ephesians 6:10 Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.
Colossians 1:11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, to all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness;
ContextThe Blessings of the Twelve Tribes
6Let Reuben live, and not die; and let not his men be few. 7And this is the blessing of Judah: and he said, Hear, LORD, the voice of Judah, and bring him to his people: let his hands be sufficient for him; and be you an help to him from his enemies. 8And of Levi he said, Let your Thummim and your Urim be with your holy one, whom you did prove at Massah, and with whom you did strive at the waters of Meribah; 9Who said to his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brothers, nor knew his own children: for they have observed your word, and kept your covenant. 10They shall teach Jacob your judgments, and Israel your law: they shall put incense before you, and whole burnt sacrifice on your altar. 11Bless, LORD, his substance, and accept the work of his hands; smite through the loins of them that rise against him, and of them that hate him, that they rise not again. 12And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; and the Lord shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders. 13And of Joseph he said, Blessed of the LORD be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep that coucheth beneath, 14And for the precious fruits brought forth by the sun, and for the precious things put forth by the moon, 15And for the chief things of the ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the lasting hills, 16And for the precious things of the earth and fullness thereof, and for the good will of him that dwelled in the bush: let the blessing come on the head of Joseph, and on the top of the head of him that was separated from his brothers. 17His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh. 18And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in your going out; and, Issachar, in your tents. 19They shall call the people to the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in the sand. 20And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlarges Gad: he dwells as a lion, and tears the arm with the crown of the head. 21And he provided the first part for himself, because there, in a portion of the lawgiver, was he seated; and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel. 22And of Dan he said, Dan is a lion's whelp: he shall leap from Bashan. 23And of Naphtali he said, O Naphtali, satisfied with favor, and full with the blessing of the LORD: possess you the west and the south. 24And of Asher he said, Let Asher be blessed with children; let him be acceptable to his brothers, and let him dip his foot in oil. 25Your shoes shall be iron and brass; and as your days, so shall your strength be.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Thy bars shall be iron and brass; And as thy days, so shall thy strength be.
His shoe shall be iron and brass. As the days of thy youth, so also shall thy old age be.
Darby Bible Translation
Iron and brass shall be thy bolts; And thy rest as thy days.
King James Bible
Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.
Young's Literal Translation
Iron and brass are thy shoes, And as thy days -- thy strength.