Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

It is good for a man that he should bear
The yoke in his youth.

King James Version

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

Holman Bible

It is good for a man to bear the yoke
while he is still young.

International Standard Version

It is good when a young man carries the yoke of discipline in his youth.

A Conservative Version

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

American Standard Version

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

Amplified


It is good for a man that he should bear
The yoke [of godly discipline] in his youth.

Bible in Basic English

It is good for a man to undergo the yoke when he is young.

Darby Translation

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth:

Julia Smith Translation

Good for a man that he shall lift up the yoke in his youth.

King James 2000

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[It is] good for a man who carries the yoke of his childhood.

Modern King James verseion

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O how good is it, for a man, to take the yoke upon him from his youth up?

NET Bible

It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young.

New Heart English Bible

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke while he is young.

The Emphasized Bible

Good it is for a man, that he should bear the yoke in his youth.

Webster

It is good for a man that he should bear the yoke in his youth.

World English Bible

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

Youngs Literal Translation

Good for a man that he beareth a yoke in his youth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
for a man
גּבר 
Geber 
Usage: 65

that he bear
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

the yoke
עול על 
`ol 
Usage: 40

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

26 It is good that he waits silently
For the salvation of the Lord.
27 It is good for a man that he should bear
The yoke in his youth.
28 Let him sit alone and be silent
Since He has laid it on him.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, “I have no delight in them”;

Psalm 90:12

So teach us to number our days,
That we may present to You a heart of wisdom.

Psalm 94:12

Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O Lord,
And whom You teach out of Your law;

Psalm 119:71

It is good for me that I was afflicted,
That I may learn Your statutes.

Matthew 11:29-30

Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Hebrews 12:5-12

and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons,
My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord,
Nor faint when you are reproved by Him;

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