Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for he sayeth, "Are not my princes all kings?

New American Standard Bible

For it says, “Are not my princes all kings?

King James Version

For he saith, Are not my princes altogether kings?

Holman Bible

For he says,
“Aren’t all my commanders kings?

International Standard Version

"Because this is what he is saying: "My commanders are all kings, are they not?

A Conservative Version

For he says, Are not my rulers all of them kings?

American Standard Version

For he saith, Are not my princes all of them kings?

Amplified


For Assyria says, “Are not my princes all kings?

Bible in Basic English

For he says, Are not all my captains kings?

Darby Translation

For he saith, Are not my princes all kings?

Julia Smith Translation

For he will say, Are not my chiefs united together kings?

King James 2000

For he says, Are not my princes altogether kings?

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he says, "[Are] not my commanders altogether kings?

Modern King James verseion

For he says, Are not my commanders all like kings?

NET Bible

Indeed, he says: "Are not my officials all kings?

New Heart English Bible

For he says, "Aren't all of my officials kings?

The Emphasized Bible

For he saith: - Are not, my generals, all alike, kings?

Webster

For he saith, Are not my princes altogether kings?

World English Bible

For he says, "Aren't all of my princes kings?

Youngs Literal Translation

For he saith, 'Are not my princes altogether kings?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Are not my princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

Context Readings

Judgment On Assyria's Arrogance

7 Howbeit, his meaning is not so, neither thinketh his heart of this fashion. But he imagineth only, how he may overthrow and destroy much people, 8 for he sayeth, "Are not my princes all kings? 9 Is not Calno as easy to win as Carchemish? Is it harder to conquer Hamath than Arpad? Or is it lighter to overcome Damascus than Samaria?"


Cross References

2 Kings 18:24

and, if thou be not, how then art thou able to resist one of the least dukes of my master's servants? Or trustest thou to Egypt for chariots and horsemen?

2 Kings 19:10

"Thus say to Hezekiah king of Juda, 'Let not thy God carry thee out of the way, in whom thou so trustest, saying: Jerusalem shall not be delivered into the hand of the king of Assyria.

Isaiah 36:8

Now therefore deliver hostages that thou rebel no more against my lord the king of the Assyrians, and I will give thee two thousand horses if thou be able to set men upon them.

Ezekiel 26:7

For thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, I will bring hither Nebuchadnezzar, which is the king of Babylon and a king of kings, from the North upon Tyre: with horses, chariots, horsemen, and with a great multitude of people.

Daniel 2:37

O king, thou art a king of kings: For the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, riches, strength, and majesty:

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