Parallel Verses

Amplified

He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat above the seats of the kings who were [captives] with him in Babylon,

New American Standard Bible

Then he spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the thrones of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

King James Version

And spake kindly unto him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

Holman Bible

He spoke kindly to him and set his throne above the thrones of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

International Standard Version

He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat above the seats of the other kings who were in Babylon with him.

A Conservative Version

And he spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon,

American Standard Version

and he spake kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

Bible in Basic English

And he said kind words to him and put his seat higher than the seats of the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

Darby Translation

and he spoke kindly unto him, and set his seat above the seat of the kings that were with him in Babylon.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and spoke kindly unto him and set his seat above the seat of the kings that were with him in Babylon

Julia Smith Translation

And he will speak with him good things, and he will give his throne from above to the throne of the kings which were with him in Babel,

King James 2000

And spoke kindly unto him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he spoke with him kindly and gave his seat above the seats of the kings who [were] with him in Babylon.

Modern King James verseion

and spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and spake lovingly to him. And set his throne above the thrones of the other kings that were with him in Babylon.

NET Bible

He spoke kindly to him and gave him a more prestigious position than the other kings who were with him in Babylon.

New Heart English Bible

and he spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon,

The Emphasized Bible

and spake with him comfortable words, - and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon;

Webster

And spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon,

World English Bible

and he spoke kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings who were with him in Babylon,

Youngs Literal Translation

and speaketh with him good things, and setteth his throne above the throne of the kings who are with him in Babylon,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

unto him, and set
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

the throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

of the kings
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

References

Context Readings

An Allowance For Jehoiachin

31 And in the thirty-seventh year of the captivity of Jehoiachin [also called Coniah and Jeconiah] king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-fifth day of the month, Evil-merodach king of Babylon in the first year of his reign lifted up the head of Jehoiachin king of Judah [and showed favor to him] and brought him out of prison. 32 He spoke kindly to him and gave him a seat above the seats of the kings who were [captives] with him in Babylon, 33 Jehoiachin put off his prison garments, and he dined regularly at the king's table all the days of his life.


Cross References

Proverbs 12:25

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but an encouraging word makes it glad.

Jeremiah 27:6-11

And now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant and instrument, and the beasts of the field also I have given him to serve him.

Daniel 2:37

You, O king, are king of the [earthly] kings to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the might, and the glory.

Daniel 5:18-19

O king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom and greatness and glory and majesty;

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