Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Removing the lip to the faithful, and he will take discernment of old men.

New American Standard Bible

“He deprives the trusted ones of speech
And takes away the discernment of the elders.

King James Version

He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.

Holman Bible

He deprives trusted advisers of speech
and takes away the elders’ good judgment.

International Standard Version

He keeps reliable advisors from speaking, and removes discernment from elders.

A Conservative Version

He removes the speech of the trustworthy, and takes away the understanding of the elders.

American Standard Version

He removeth the speech of the trusty, And taketh away the understanding of the elders.

Amplified


“He deprives the trusted ones of speech
And takes away the discernment and discretion of the aged.

Bible in Basic English

He makes the words of responsible persons without effect, and takes away the good sense of the old;

Darby Translation

He depriveth of speech the trusty, and taketh away the judgment of the elders;

King James 2000

He takes away the speech of the trustworthy, and takes away the understanding of the aged.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He deprives [the] trustworthy of speech, and he takes away [the] discretion of elders.

Modern King James verseion

He removes the speech of the men of trust, and takes away the understanding of the aged.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He taketh the verity from out of the mouth, and disappointeth the aged of their wisdom.

NET Bible

He deprives the trusted advisers of speech and takes away the discernment of elders.

New Heart English Bible

He removes the speech of those who are trusted, and takes away the understanding of the elders.

The Emphasized Bible

Setting aside the speech of the trusty, and, the discernment of elders, He taketh away:

Webster

He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.

World English Bible

He removes the speech of those who are trusted, and takes away the understanding of the elders.

Youngs Literal Translation

Turning aside the lip of the stedfast, And the reason of the aged He taketh away.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

the speech
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

and taketh away
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

Easton

Age

Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

19 Leading away priests stripped off, and he will overthrow the mighty. 20 Removing the lip to the faithful, and he will take discernment of old men. 21 Proving contempt upon nobles, and he slackened the girdle of the strong.



Cross References

Job 32:9

Not the many will be wise: and old men understand judgment.

Job 17:4

For thou didst hide their heart from understanding; for this thou wilt not exalt them.

Job 12:24

Taking away the heart of the heads of the people of the earth, and he will cause them to wander in a waste, not a way.

Job 39:17

For God caused her to forget wisdom, and he divided not to her in understanding.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the just one shall feed many: and fools in wanting heart, shall die.

Proverbs 12:19

The lip of truth shall be prepared forever: and the tongue of falsehood while I shall wink.

Proverbs 12:22

Lips of falsehood an abomination of Jehovah: and they doing faithfulness his delight

Isaiah 3:1-3

For behold, the Lord Jehovah of armies taking away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay, and the stay, all the stay of bread, and all the stay of water.

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