Parallel Verses

Amplified

As for the prince, being the prince, he shall sit in it to eat bread before the Lord; he shall enter by way of the porch or vestibule of the gate and shall go out the same way.

New American Standard Bible

"As for the prince, he shall sit in it as prince to eat bread before the LORD; he shall enter by way of the porch of the gate and shall go out by the same way."

King James Version

It is for the prince; the prince, he shall sit in it to eat bread before the LORD; he shall enter by the way of the porch of that gate, and shall go out by the way of the same.

Holman Bible

The prince himself will sit in the gateway to eat a meal before the Lord. He must enter by way of the portico of the gate and go out the same way.”

International Standard Version

The Regent Prince will be seated there, as Regent Prince, and will dine in the LORD's presence, entering through the portico of the gate and exiting through it also."

A Conservative Version

As for the ruler, he shall sit in it as ruler to eat bread before LORD. He shall enter by the way of the porch of the gate, and shall go out by the way of the same.

American Standard Version

As for the prince, he shall sit therein as prince to eat bread before Jehovah; he shall enter by the way of the porch of the gate, and shall go out by the way of the same.

Bible in Basic English

But the ruler will be seated there to take his food before the Lord; he will go in by the covered way to the door, and will come out by the same way.

Darby Translation

As for the prince, he, the prince, shall sit in it to eat bread before Jehovah: he shall enter by the way of the porch of the gate, and shall go out by the way of the same.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

It is for the prince; the prince, he shall sit in it to eat bread before the LORD; he shall enter by the way of the porch of that gate and shall go out by the way of the same.

Julia Smith Translation

The prince, the prince, he shall sit in it to eat bread before Jehovah; from the way of the porch of the gate he will go in, and from its way he went out

King James 2000

It is for the prince; the prince, he shall sit in it to eat bread before the LORD; he shall enter by the way of the porch of that gate, and shall go out by the same way.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The prince, he may sit in it to eat food {before} Yahweh; he will come from the way of the portico of the gate and by means of its way he will [also] go out."

Modern King James verseion

It is for the ruler; the ruler shall sit in it to eat bread before Jehovah. He shall enter by the way of the porch of that gate, and shall go out by the same way.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The prince himself shall come through it, that he may eat bread before the LORD. At the porch shall he come in, and there shall he go out again."

NET Bible

Only the prince may sit in it to eat a sacrificial meal before the Lord; he will enter by way of the porch of the gate and will go out by the same way."

New Heart English Bible

As for the prince, he shall sit therein as prince to eat bread before the LORD; he shall enter by the way of the porch of the gate, and shall go out by the way of the same."

The Emphasized Bible

The prince! as prince, he, shall sit therein, To eat food before Yahweh, - By way of the porch of the gate, shall he go in, and By way thereof, shall he come out.

Webster

It is for the prince; the prince, he shall sit in it to eat bread before the LORD; he shall enter by the way of the porch of that gate, and shall go out by the way of the same.

World English Bible

As for the prince, he shall sit therein as prince to eat bread before Yahweh; he shall enter by the way of the porch of the gate, and shall go out by the way of the same.

Youngs Literal Translation

The prince, who is prince, he sitteth by it to eat bread before Jehovah, by the way of the porch of the gate he cometh in, and by its way he goeth out.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It is for the prince
נשׂא נשׂיא 
Nasiy' 
Usage: 134

the prince
נשׂא נשׂיא 
Nasiy' 
Usage: 134

he shall sit
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in it to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

by the way
דּרך 
Derek 
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

of the porch
אלם אוּלם 
'uwlam 
Usage: 34

of that gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

and shall go out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Prince, The Levites, And The Priests Described

2 Then the Lord said to me, This gate shall be shut; it shall not be opened and no man shall enter in by it, for the Lord, the God of Israel, has entered in by it; therefore it shall remain shut. 3 As for the prince, being the prince, he shall sit in it to eat bread before the Lord; he shall enter by way of the porch or vestibule of the gate and shall go out the same way. 4 Then he brought me by way of the north gate to the front of the temple; I looked, and behold, the glory of the Lord filled the house of the Lord, and I fell upon my face.


Cross References

Ezekiel 46:2

And the prince shall enter by the porch or vestibule of the gate from without and shall stand by the sidepost of the gate. The priests shall prepare and offer his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate. Then he shall go out, but the gate shall not be shut until evening.

Genesis 31:54

Then Jacob offered a sacrifice on the mountain and called his brethren to eat food; and they ate food and lingered all night on the mountain.

Exodus 24:9-11

Then Moses, Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel went up [the mountainside].

Ezekiel 34:24

And I the Lord will be their God and My Servant David a Prince among them; I the Lord have spoken it.

Ezekiel 37:25

They shall dwell in the land in which your fathers dwelt, that I gave to My servant Jacob, and they shall dwell there, they and their children and their children's children, forever; and My Servant David shall be their Prince forever.

Ezekiel 40:9

Then he measured the porch or vestibule of the gateway, eight cubits, and its posts or jambs, two cubits. And the porch or vestibule of the gate was inside [toward the house of the Lord].

Ezekiel 46:8-10

And when the prince shall enter, he shall go in by the porch or vestibule of that gate and he shall go out by way of it.

Deuteronomy 12:7

And there you shall eat before the Lord your God, and you shall rejoice in all to which you put your hand, you and your households, in which the Lord your God has blessed you.

Deuteronomy 12:17-18

You may not eat within your towns the tithe of your grain or of your new wine or of your oil, or the firstlings of your herd or flock, or anything you have vowed, or your freewill offerings, or the offerings from your hand [of garden products].

2 Chronicles 23:13

And behold, there the king stood by his pillar at the entrance, the captains and the trumpeters beside him; and all the people of the land rejoicing and blowing trumpets, and the singers with musical instruments led in singing of praise. Athaliah rent her clothes and cried, Treason! Treason!

2 Chronicles 34:31

Then the king stood in his place and made a covenant before the Lord -- "to walk after the Lord and to keep His commandments, His testimonies, and His statutes with all his heart and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant that are written in this book.

Isaiah 23:18

But her gain and her hire [the profits of Tyre's new prosperity] will be dedicated to the Lord [eventually]; it will not be treasured or stored up, for her gain will be used for those who dwell in the presence of the Lord [the ministers], that they may eat sufficiently and have durable and stately clothing [suitable for those who minister at God's altar].

Isaiah 62:9

But they who have gathered it shall eat it and praise the Lord, and they who have brought in the vintage shall drink it [at the feasts celebrated] in the courts of My sanctuary (the temple of My holiness).

Zechariah 6:12-13

And say to him, Thus says the Lord of hosts: [You, Joshua] behold (look at, keep in sight, watch) the Man [the Messiah] whose name is the Branch, for He shall grow up in His place and He shall build the [true] temple of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 10:18-33

Consider those [physically] people of Israel. Are not those who eat the sacrifices partners of the altar [united in their worship of the same God]?

Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears and listens to and heeds My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will eat with him, and he [will eat] with Me.

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