Psalm 144:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let our sons in their youth be as grown-up plants, And our daughters as corner pillars fashioned as for a palace;

King James Version

That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace:

International Standard Version

May our sons in their youth be like full-grown plants, and our daughters like pillars destined to decorate a palace.

A Conservative Version

When our sons shall be as plants grown up in their youth, and our daughters as corner-stones hewn according to the fashion of a palace,

American Standard Version

When our sons shall be as plants grown up in their youth, And our daughters as corner-stones hewn after the fashion of a palace;

Amplified

When our sons shall be as plants grown large in their youth and our daughters as sculptured corner pillars hewn like those of a palace;

Darby Translation

That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; our daughters as corner-columns, sculptured after the fashion of a palace:

Holman Bible

Then our sons will be like plants nurtured in their youth, our daughters, like corner pillars that are carved in the palace style.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace;

Julia Smith Translation

That our sons as plants growing great in their youth, our daughters as corners variegated, the likeness of a temple:

King James 2000

That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner pillars, polished after the similitude of a palace:

Lexham Expanded Bible

that our sons [may be] like plants, full grown in their youth, our daughters like corner pillars, carved in the style of a palace,

Modern King James verseion

so that our sons may be like plants grown up in their youth; and our daughters may be like corner-stones, polished like a palace building;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that our sons may grow up as the young plants, and that our daughters may be as the polished corners of the temple;

NET Bible

Then our sons will be like plants, that quickly grow to full size. Our daughters will be like corner pillars, carved like those in a palace.

New Heart English Bible

Then our sons will be like well-nurtured plants, our daughters like pillars carved to adorn a palace.

New simplified Bible

Let our sons in their youth be as grown-up plants, and our daughters as corner pillars fashioned as for a palace.

The Emphasized Bible

That, our sons, may be like plants well grown while yet young, - Our daughters, like corner pillars, - carved, in the construction of a palace:

Webster

That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace:

World English Bible

Then our sons will be like well-nurtured plants, our daughters like pillars carved to adorn a palace.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because our sons are as plants, Becoming great in their youth, Our daughters as hewn stones, Polished -- the likeness of a palace,

References

Context Readings

A King's Prayer

11 Rescue me and deliver me out of the hand of aliens, Whose mouth speaks deceit And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood. 12 Let our sons in their youth be as grown-up plants, And our daughters as corner pillars fashioned as for a palace; 13 Let our garners be full, furnishing every kind of produce, And our flocks bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our fields;


Cross References

Psalm 128:3

Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table.

Job 42:15

In all the land no women were found so fair as Job's daughters; and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers.

Psalm 115:14-15

May the LORD give you increase, You and your children.

Psalm 127:4-5

Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth.

Proverbs 31:10-27

An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.

Song of Songs 8:8-9

"We have a little sister, And she has no breasts; What shall we do for our sister On the day when she is spoken for?

Isaiah 3:16-24

Moreover, the LORD said, "Because the daughters of Zion are proud And walk with heads held high and seductive eyes, And go along with mincing steps And tinkle the bangles on their feet,

Isaiah 44:3-5

'For I will pour out water on the thirsty land And streams on the dry ground; I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring And My blessing on your descendants;

Lamentations 4:2

The precious sons of Zion, Weighed against fine gold, How they are regarded as earthen jars, The work of a potter's hands!

1 Peter 3:3-6

Your adornment must not be merely external--braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses;



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