Live by the sword, die by the sword

Toegevoegd door Ww Ww op Vrij, 10/06/2016 - 02:40

Idiomatic translations of "Live by the sword, die by..."

Kroatisch
Tko se mača laća, od mača i pogiba
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Latijn
Converte gladium tuum in locum suum. Omnes enim, qui acceperint gladium, gladio peribunt.
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Russisch
Кто с мечом придет, тот от меча и погибнет.
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Spaans
Quien a hierro mata, a hierro muere
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Engels #1, #2, #3, Kroatisch, Spaans
Spaans
Quien a hierro mata, no puede morir a sombrerazos
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Meanings of "Live by the sword, die by..."

Kroatisch

Oni koji provode svoje vrijeme tražeći nasilje i pokušavaju ubiti druge, predodređeni su da pronađu nasilje koje traže i umru umjesto toga.

Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy on Zon, 02/12/2018 - 09:04
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Engels

This comes to us from the Bible from a time when iron, and wood were mainstays of armaments and is quoted "For all who draw the sword die by it. The idiom as written above can be found in Agamemnon, an ancient Greek drama.

Explained by Ww WwWw Ww on Vrij, 10/06/2016 - 02:40
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Engels

those who spend all their time seeking violence and trying to kill others are destined to find the violence they seek and die instead

Explained by StavroulaStavroula on Zon, 11/09/2016 - 16:14
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Spaans

Por lo general, uno recibe o experimenta el mismo daño que hizo a otro.

Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy on Zon, 02/12/2018 - 08:59
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"Live by the sword, ..." in lyrics

Thalía - Oh, love

you don´t cheat the one you love
oh, love
the one who live by the sword, die by the sword

Charlie Brown Jr. - Be myself

What is worth in this life is what you go through and what you do
But what can be expected of a person who can not dream?
 
How can he have what is so far from him,

MDC - John Wayne Was A Nazi

John Wayne was a Nazi
He liked to play SS
He had a picture of Adolf, the boy
Tucked in his cowboy vest

Roméo et Juliette, de la haine à l'amour (musical) - Verona

[ THE PRINCE ]
Perhaps you think you've seen it all
And count all knowledge your own
Are you tired from traveling far and wide?

Lil Wayne - God bless Amerika

[Verse 1 - Lil Wayne]
Uh, my mind’s filled with minefields
The ashes fall, the wine spills
The world stops, drops and rolls

Manowar - King Of Kings

Voices of Victory
All Shout and proclaim
The Kingdom of Glory is mine
The Raise of the will are a prophecy filled

Accept - Fall of the Empire

Can you remember how it used to be
We were so proud, so free
Strong and mighty powerful and true
Can you remember

HimerA - Don't anger me!

Look to the end,
Live by the sword, die by the sword,
A word is enough to the wise

Judas Priest - Sword of Damocles

Will you take the dare if it ever was placed
There's danger to challenge the throne
Deceivers will rise and weave their web of stealth
Can you face them standing alone

Sabbat - Hosanna In Excelsis

Soldiers of fortune,
kings of Hades,
in our quest for power unite,
black messiahs,

HammerFall - Bushido

Screaming and twisting
He's pounding his sword to the ground

Army of the Pharaohs - Azrael

[Hook: Block McCloud]
Laugh now, cry later as you look at the sun
If you live by the sword, you’ll probably die by the gun
Laugh now, cry later, why you hanging your head?

Accept - Die by the Sword

The world around us, frozen in terror
The balance of power, a thing of the past
Anything human has been abandoned
We're just drowning souls in a river of blood

Frank Iero - Sewerwolf

On the day I was born the skies shattered and wept
You best believe it was something to see, baby
Savior born sinner delivered as flesh
When I took my first breath

Empire (OST) - Cold cold man

Look at all the hurt and pain that you caused
You chose to divide the family for the fame at any cost
Be a man and accept that this is all your fault
Yes it is, I know it is

Van Der Graaf Generator - The Emperor In His War Room

i. THE EMPEROR
Standing in the space that holds the silent lace of night
away from you
You think that you can hold the searing, moulten gold between

Charlie Brown Jr. - Be Myself

O que vale nessa vida é o que se vive é o que se faz
Mas o que pode se esperar de uma pessoa que não pode sonhar

Como ele pode ter o que ele está tão longe

Dorian Electra - Live By The Sword

[Verse 1]
You wanna hit like this?
You're gonna hurt like this
You wanna live like this?

Overkill - Fear His Name

On judgement day, the moon lights the way.
And those with open eyes will see...
Hail the avenger, midnight defender.
The end will never be.

Yngwie Malmsteen - Valhalla

Valhalla…
Pick up your sword…
And get your ass on to the battlefield
This hell on earth