Parallel Verses

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.

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."

Holman Bible

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

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."

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down in the dust because the crown of your glory has come down off your heads.

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 But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because the LORD'S flock is carried away captive. 18 Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your principalities shall come down, even the crown of your glory. 19 The cities of the south shall be shut up, and none shall open them: Judah shall be carried away captive all of it, it shall be wholly carried away captive.



Cross References

2 Kings 24:12

And Jehoiachin the king of Judah went out to the king of Babylon, he, and his mother, and his servants, and his princes, and his officers: and the king of Babylon took him in the eighth year of his reign.

Jeremiah 22:26

And I will cast thee out, and thy mother that bare thee, into another country, where ye were not born; and there shall ye die.

2 Kings 24:15

And he carried away Jehoiachin to Babylon, and the king's mother, and the king's wives, and his officers, and the mighty of the land, those carried he into captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon.

2 Chronicles 33:12

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer also, and how God was intreated of him, and all his sin, and his trespass, and the places wherein he built high places, and set up groves and graven images, before he was humbled: behold, they are written among the sayings of the seers.

Exodus 10:3

And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.

2 Chronicles 33:23

And humbled not himself before the LORD, as Manasseh his father had humbled himself; but Amon trespassed more and more.

Isaiah 3:26

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.

Isaiah 47:1

Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.

Lamentations 2:10

The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground, and keep silence: they have cast up dust upon their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

Ezekiel 19:2-14

And say, What is thy mother? A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps among young lions.

Jonah 3:6

For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

Matthew 18:4

Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

1 Peter 5:6

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

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