Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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;

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.

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 leads counselors away plundered, and makes the judges fools. 18 He looses the bonds of kings, and girds their loins with a waistband. 19 He leads princes away plundered, and overthrows the mighty.



Cross References

Psalm 116:16

O LORD, truly I am your servant; I am your servant, and the son of your handmaid: you have loosed my bonds.

2 Chronicles 33:11-14

Therefore the LORD brought upon them the captains of the army of the king of Assyria, who took Manasseh with hooks, and bound him with bronze fetters, and carried him to Babylon.

Jeremiah 52:31-34

And it came to pass in the seven and thirtieth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, in the five and twentieth day of the month, that Evil-merodach king of Babylon in the first year of his reign lifted up the head of Jehoiachin king of Judah, and brought him forth out of prison,

Daniel 2:21

And he changes the times and the seasons: he removes kings, and sets up kings: he gives wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

Revelation 19:16

And he has on his robe and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

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