Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

Amplified

It is good for a man that he should bear the yoke [of divine disciplinary dealings] 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:

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 Good, and he shall wait and stand still for the salvation of Jehovah. 27 Good for a man that he shall lift up the yoke in his youth. 28 He will sit alone and be silent, for he laid upon him.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 12:1

And remember him creating thee in the days of thy youth, till even when the days of evil shall not come, and the years draw near in which thou shalt say, Not to me delight in them;

Psalm 90:12

To number our days so make known, and we shall bring the heart to wisdom.

Psalm 94:12

Happy the man whom thou shalt chastise, O Jah: and thou wilt teach him from thy laws.

Psalm 119:71

Good for me that thou didst humble me, so that I shall learn thy laws.

Matthew 11:29-30

Lift up my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am meek and humble in heart; and ye shall find rest to your souls.

Hebrews 12:5-12

And ye have totally forgotten the entreaty which is spoken to you as to sons, My son, neglect not the instruction of the Lord, nor be enervated being rebuked by him:

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