Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

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 said the LORD unto me; This gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, and no man shall enter in by it; because the LORD, the God of Israel, has entered in by it, therefore it shall be shut. 3  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. 4 Then he brought me by way of the north gate to the front of the house: and 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 way of the porch of that gate from outside, and shall stand by the post of the gate, and the priests shall prepare 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 the evening.

Genesis 31:54

Then Jacob offered sacrifice upon the mount, and called his brethren to eat bread: and they did eat bread, and tarried all night in the mount.

Exodus 24:9-11

Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel:

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

And they shall dwell in the land that I have given unto Jacob my servant, in which your fathers have dwelt; and they shall dwell there, even they, and their children, and their children's children forever: and my servant David shall be their prince forever.

Ezekiel 40:9

Then measured he the porch of the gate, eight cubits; and its posts, two cubits; and the porch of the gate was inside.

Ezekiel 46:8-10

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

Deuteronomy 12:7

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

Deuteronomy 12:17-18

You may not eat within your gates the tithe of your grain, or of your wine, or of your oil, or the firstlings of your herds or of your flock, nor any of your offerings which you vow, nor your freewill offerings, or heave offering of your hand:

2 Chronicles 23:13

And she looked, and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entrance, and the leaders and the trumpeters by the king: and all the people of the land rejoiced, and sounded with trumpets, also the singers with instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. Then Athaliah tore her clothes, and said, Treason, Treason.

2 Chronicles 34:31

And the king stood in his place, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his statutes, with all his heart, and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant which are written in this book.

Isaiah 23:18

And her merchandise and her hire shall be dedicated to the LORD: it shall not be treasured nor laid up; for her merchandise shall be for them that dwell before the LORD, to eat sufficiently, and for fine clothing.

Isaiah 62:9

But they that have gathered it shall eat it and praise the LORD; and they that have brought it together shall drink it in the courts of my holiness.

Zechariah 6:12-13

And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up in his place, and he shall build the temple of the LORD:

1 Corinthians 10:18-33

Behold Israel after the flesh: are not they who eat of the sacrifices partakers of the altar?

Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hears my voice, and opens the door, I will come in to him, and will eat with him, and he with me.

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