Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 loosens the bond of kings
And binds their loins with a loincloth.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

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 Leading away counselors stripped off and he will make foolish the judges 18 He loosed the bonds of kings, and he will gird upon their loins a girdle. 19 Leading away priests stripped off, and he will overthrow the mighty.



Cross References

Psalm 116:16

Now, O Jehovah, for I am thy servant; I thy servant, the son of thy maid-servant: thou didst loose to my bonds.

2 Chronicles 33:11-14

And Jehovah will bring upon them the chiefs of the army which were to the king of Assur, and they will take Manasseh with hooks, and they will bind him with fetters and cause him to go to Babel.

Jeremiah 52:31-34

And it will be in the thirty and seventh year to the captivity of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, in the twenty and fifth to the month, Evil Merodach, king of Babel, in the year of his reigning lifted up the head of Jehoiachin king of Judah and brought him forth from the house of the prison,

Daniel 2:21

And he changes the times and the seasons; removing kings and setting up kings; giving wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those knowing understanding.

Revelation 19:16

And he has upon the garment and upon his thigh the name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

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