Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

It is good for a man that he bear 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:

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 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 for the salvation of Jehovah, even in silence. 27 It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. 28 He sits alone and keeps silence because He laid it on him.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil days do not come, nor the years draw near, when you shall say, I have no pleasure in them.

Psalm 90:12

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

Psalm 94:12

Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O Jehovah, to teach him out of Your Law;

Psalm 119:71

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

Matthew 11:29-30

Take My yoke on you and learn of Me, for I am meek and lowly in heart, and you shall find rest to your souls.

Hebrews 12:5-12

And you have forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons, "My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when you are rebuked by Him;

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