Parallel Verses

Amplified

It is good for a man that he should bear the yoke [of divine disciplinary dealings] in his youth.

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.

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Teth It is good for the man if he bears the yoke from 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 one should hope in and wait quietly for the salvation (the safety and ease) of the Lord. 27 It is good for a man that he should bear the yoke [of divine disciplinary dealings] in his youth. 28 Let him sit alone uncomplaining and keeping silent [in hope], because [God] has laid [the yoke] upon him [for his benefit].



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember [earnestly] also your Creator [that you are not your own, but His property now] in the days of your youth, before the evil days come or the years draw near when you will say [of physical pleasures], I have no enjoyment in them -- "

Psalm 90:12

So teach us to number our days, that we may get us a heart of wisdom.

Psalm 94:12

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man whom You discipline and instruct, O Lord, and teach out of Your law,

Psalm 119:71

It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I might learn Your statutes.

Matthew 11:29-30

Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for I am gentle (meek) and humble (lowly) in heart, and you will find rest ( relief and ease and refreshment and recreation and blessed quiet) for your souls.

Hebrews 12:5-12

And have you [completely] forgotten the divine word of appeal and encouragement in which you are reasoned with and addressed as sons? My son, do not think lightly or scorn to submit to the correction and discipline of the Lord, nor lose courage and give up and faint when you are reproved or corrected by Him;

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