Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

He undoes the chains of kings, and puts his band on them;

New American Standard Bible

"He loosens the bond of kings And binds their loins with a girdle.

King James Version

He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.

Holman Bible

He releases the bonds put on by kings
and fastens a belt around their waists.

International Standard Version

He strips away the authority of kings to punish and puts them in prison clothes instead.

A Conservative Version

He loosens the bond of kings, and he binds their loins with a belt.

American Standard Version

He looseth the bond of kings, And he bindeth their loins with a girdle.

Amplified

He looses the fetters [ordered] by kings and has [the] waistcloth [of a slave] bound about their [own] loins.

Darby Translation

He weakeneth the government of kings, and bindeth their loins with a fetter;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He looses the bond of kings and girds their loins with a girdle.

Julia Smith Translation

He loosed the bonds of kings, and he will gird upon their loins a girdle.

King James 2000

He looses the bonds of kings, and girds their loins with a waistband.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He loosens [the] fetters of kings, and he binds a loincloth on their loins.

Modern King James verseion

He cuts away the bonds of kings, and binds their loins with a girdle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He taketh away the subjection of the people from their kings, and girdeth their loins with a bond.

NET Bible

He loosens the bonds of kings and binds a loincloth around their waist.

New Heart English Bible

He loosens the bond of kings. He binds their waist with a belt.

The Emphasized Bible

The fetters of kings, He looseth, or hath bound a slave's waistcloth about their loins:

Webster

He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.

World English Bible

He loosens the bond of kings. He binds their waist with a belt.

Youngs Literal Translation

The bands of kings He hath opened, And He bindeth a girdle on their loins.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He looseth
פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

of kings
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

and girdeth
אסר 
'acar 
Usage: 70

מתן 
Mothen 
Usage: 47

References

Easton

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

17 He takes away the wisdom of the wise guides, and makes judges foolish; 18 He undoes the chains of kings, and puts his band on them; 19 He makes priests prisoners, overturning those in safe positions;



Cross References

Psalm 116:16

O Lord, truly I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of her who is your servant; by you have my cords been broken.

2 Chronicles 33:11-14

So the Lord sent against them the captains of the army of Assyria, who made Manasseh a prisoner and took him away in chains to Babylon.

Jeremiah 52:31-34

And in the thirty-seventh year after Jehoiachin, king of Judah, had been taken prisoner, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-fifth day of the month, Evil-merodach, king of Babylon, in the first year after he became king, took Jehoiachin, king of Judah, out of prison.

Daniel 2:21

By him times and years are changed: by him kings are taken away and kings are lifted up: he gives wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to those whose minds are awake:

Revelation 19:16

And on his robe and on his leg is a name, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

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