Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Say to the king and the queen mother, "Come take a lowly seat, because your beautiful crowns have fallen off your heads."

New American Standard Bible

Say to the king and the queen mother, "Take a lowly seat, For your beautiful crown Has come down from your head."

King James Version

Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your principalities shall come down, even the crown of your glory.

Holman Bible

Say to the king and the queen mother:
Take a humble seat,
for your glorious crowns
have fallen from your heads.

A Conservative Version

Say thou to the king and to the queen-mother: Humble yourselves. Sit down, for your coronets have come down, even the crown of your glory.

American Standard Version

Say thou unto the king and to the queen-mother, Humble yourselves, sit down; for your headtires are come down, even the crown of your glory.

Amplified

Say to the king and the queen mother, Humble yourselves and take a lowly seat, for down from your head has come your beautiful crown (the crown of your glory).

Bible in Basic English

Say to the king and to the queen-mother, Make yourselves low, be seated on the earth: for the crown of your glory has come down from your heads.

Darby Translation

Say unto the king and to the queen: Humble yourselves, sit down low; for from your heads shall come down the crown of your magnificence.

Julia Smith Translation

Say to the king and to the mistress, Humble yourselves, sit down: for the crown of your glory was brought down from your heads.

King James 2000

Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your rule shall come down, even the crown of your glory.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Say to the king and to the queen mother, '{Take a lower seat}, for {your beautiful crown} has come down from your head.'

Modern King James verseion

Say to the king and to the queen mother, Humble yourselves, sit down; for your greatness shall come down, even the crown of your glory.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Tell the king and the rulers, "Humble yourselves, set you down low, for the crown of your glory shall fall from your head."

NET Bible

The Lord told me, "Tell the king and the queen mother, 'Surrender your thrones, for your glorious crowns will be removed from your heads.

New Heart English Bible

"Say to the king and to the queen mother, 'Humble yourselves, sit down; for your headdresses have come down, even the crown of your glory.

The Emphasized Bible

Say thou to the king and to the queen-mother, Abase yourselves - Sit down, - For descended have your Head-tires, your Crown of adornment.

Webster

Say to the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your principalities shall come down, even the crown of your glory.

World English Bible

Say to the king and to the queen mother, Humble yourselves, sit down; for your headdresses have come down, even the crown of your glory.

Youngs Literal Translation

Say to the king and to the mistress: Make yourselves low -- sit still, For come down have your principalities, The crown of your beauty.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
unto the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

and to the queen
גּבירה 
G@biyrah 
Usage: 6

שׁפל 
Shaphel 
Usage: 31

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

מראשׁה 
Mar'ashah 
Usage: 1

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

even the crown
עטרה 
`atarah 
Usage: 23

References

American

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

A Message For The King And The Queen Mother

17 If you don't listen, I'll cry secretly because of your pride. My eyes will cry bitterly, flowing tears, because the LORD's flock has been taken captive. 18 Say to the king and the queen mother, "Come take a lowly seat, because your beautiful crowns have fallen off your heads." 19 The towns in the Negev will be closed up, and there will be no one to open them. All Judah will be taken into exile and be completely exiled.



Cross References

2 Kings 24:12

King Jehoiachin of Judah surrendered to the king of Babylon (as did his mother, his servants, his princes, and his officers) during the eighth year of his reign.

Jeremiah 22:26

I'll hurl you and the mother who gave birth to you into another land where you were not born, and there you will die.

2 Kings 24:15

He sent Jehoiachin into exile to Babylon, along with the king's mother, the king's wives, his officials, and the leading men of the land. He took them into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon.

2 Chronicles 33:12

But when he was in trouble, he sought the face of the LORD his God, humbled himself magnificently before the God of his ancestors,

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer, how God was moved by him, all of his sin and unfaithfulness, and a record of the sites where he constructed high places, erected Asherim and carved images before he humbled himself are written in the Acts of the Seers.

Exodus 10:3

Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and told him, "This is what the LORD God of the Hebrews says: "How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? Let my people go, so they may serveme.

2 Chronicles 33:23

except that he never humbled himself to the LORD like his father Manasseh had done. In fact, Amon multiplied his own guilt

Isaiah 3:26

and her gates lament and mourn. Ravaged, she will sit on the ground."

Isaiah 47:1

"Come down and sit in the dust, Virgin Daughter of Babylon. Sit on the ground without a chair, Daughter of the Chaldeans! For no longer will they call you tender and attractive.

Lamentations 2:10

The leaders of cherished Zion sit silently on the ground; they throw dust on their heads and dress in mourning clothes. The young women of Jerusalem bow their heads in sorrow.

Ezekiel 19:2-14

Tell them: "What a lioness your mother was among lions! She reared her cubs in the midst of fierce young males.

Jonah 3:6

When the message reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, removed his royal garments, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat down in ashes.

Matthew 18:4

Therefore, whoever humbles himself as this little child is the greatest in the kingdom from heaven,

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the Lord's presence, and he will exalt you.

1 Peter 5:6

Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, so that at the proper time he may exalt you.

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