Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And I will make mere lads their princes, And capricious children will rule over them,

King James Version

And I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them.

Holman Bible

"I will make youths their leaders, and the unstable will govern them."

International Standard Version

"I will make youths their princes, and infants will rule over them.

A Conservative Version

And I will give sons to be their rulers, and babes shall rule over them.

American Standard Version

And I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them.

Amplified

And I will make boys their princes, and with childishness shall they rule over them [with outrage instead of justice].

Bible in Basic English

And I will make children their chiefs, and foolish ones will have rule over them.

Darby Translation

And I will appoint youths as their princes, and children shall rule over them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I will give children to be their princes, and young fools shall rule over them.

Julia Smith Translation

And I gave boys their chiefs, and the petulant shall rule over them.

King James 2000

And I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will make boys their princes, and children shall rule over them.

Modern King James verseion

And I will give young boys to be their rulers, and caprices shall rule over them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I shall give you children to be your princes, sayeth the LORD, and babes shall have the rule of you.

NET Bible

The Lord says, "I will make youths their officials; malicious young men will rule over them.

New Heart English Bible

And I will make youths to be their leaders, and capricious children shall rule over them.

The Emphasized Bible

And I will appoint boys to be their princes, - And, petulant children, shall rule over them,

Webster

And I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them.

World English Bible

I will give boys to be their princes, and children shall rule over them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I have made youths their heads, And sucklings rule over them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

to be their princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

and babes
תּעלוּל 
Ta`aluwl 
Usage: 2

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

References

Easton

Context Readings

Leaders Of Judah And Jerusalem

3 The captain of fifty and the honorable man, The counselor and the expert artisan, And the skillful enchanter. 4 And I will make mere lads their princes, And capricious children will rule over them, 5 And the people will be oppressed, Each one by another, and each one by his neighbor; The youth will storm against the elder And the inferior against the honorable.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 10:16

Woe to you, O land, whose king is a lad and whose princes feast in the morning.

1 Kings 3:7-9

"Now, O LORD my God, You have made Your servant king in place of my father David, yet I am but a little child; I do not know how to go out or come in.

2 Chronicles 33:1

Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned fifty-five years in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 34:1

Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 36:2

Joahaz was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned three months in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 36:5

Jehoiakim was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem; and he did evil in the sight of the LORD his God.

2 Chronicles 36:9

Jehoiachin was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned three months and ten days in Jerusalem, and he did evil in the sight of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 36:11

Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem.



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