Parallel Verses

NET Bible

When I went out to the city gate and secured my seat in the public square,

New American Standard Bible

“When I went out to the gate of the city,
When I took my seat in the square,

King James Version

When I went out to the gate through the city, when I prepared my seat in the street!

Holman Bible

When I went out to the city gate
and took my seat in the town square,

International Standard Version

"Whenever I went out to the city gate, a seat had been reserved for me in the plaza.

A Conservative Version

when I went forth to the gate to the city, when I prepared my seat in the street.

American Standard Version

When I went forth to the gate unto the city, When I prepared my seat in the street,

Amplified


“When I went out to the gate of the city,
When I took my seat [as a city father] in the square,

Bible in Basic English

When I went out of my door to go up to the town, and took my seat in the public place,

Darby Translation

When I went out to the gate by the city, when I prepared my seat on the broadway,

Julia Smith Translation

In my going forth to the gate upon the city, in the street I shall prepare my seat

King James 2000

When I went out to the gate of the city, when I prepared my seat in the open square!

Lexham Expanded Bible

"At my going out [the] gate to [the] city, I secured my seat in the square.

Modern King James verseion

when I went out to the gate by the city; when I prepared my seat in the street!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When I went through the city unto the gate, and when they set me a chair in the street;

New Heart English Bible

when I went forth to the city gate, when I prepared my seat in the street.

The Emphasized Bible

When I went out to the gate unto the city, in the open place, made ready my seat,

Webster

When I went out to the gate through the city, when I prepared my seat in the street!

World English Bible

when I went forth to the city gate, when I prepared my seat in the street.

Youngs Literal Translation

When I go out to the gate by the city, In a broad place I prepare my seat.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

to the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

קרת 
Qereth 
Usage: 5

my seat
משׁב מושׁב 
Mowshab 
Usage: 44

References

American

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Job's Final Defense

6 when my steps were bathed with butter and the rock poured out for me streams of olive oil! 7 When I went out to the city gate and secured my seat in the public square, 8 the young men would see me and step aside, and the old men would get up and remain standing;


Cross References

Deuteronomy 16:18

You must appoint judges and civil servants for each tribe in all your villages that the Lord your God is giving you, and they must judge the people fairly.

Deuteronomy 21:19

his father and mother must seize him and bring him to the elders at the gate of his city.

Ruth 4:1-2

Now Boaz went up to the village gate and sat there. Then along came the guardian whom Boaz had mentioned to Ruth! Boaz said, "Come here and sit down, 'John Doe'!" So he came and sat down.

Ruth 4:11

All the people who were at the gate and the elders replied, "We are witnesses. May the Lord make the woman who is entering your home like Rachel and Leah, both of whom built up the house of Israel! May you prosper in Ephrathah and become famous in Bethlehem.

Job 31:21

if I have raised my hand to vote against the orphan, when I saw my support in the court,

Zechariah 8:16

These are the things you must do: Speak the truth, each of you, to one another. Practice true and righteous judgment in your courts.

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