Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Chiefs were hung by their hand: the faces of old men were not honored.

New American Standard Bible

Princes were hung by their hands;
Elders were not respected.

King James Version

Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured.

Holman Bible

Princes are hung up by their hands;
elders are shown no respect.

International Standard Version

Princes they have hung by their hands; elders they have disrespected.

A Conservative Version

Rulers were hanged up by their hand. The faces of elders were not honored.

American Standard Version

Princes were hanged up by their hand: The faces of elders were not honored.

Amplified


Princes were hung by their hands;
Elders were not respected.

Bible in Basic English

Their hands put princes to death by hanging: the faces of old men were not honoured.

Darby Translation

Princes were hanged up by their hand; the faces of elders were not honoured.

King James 2000

Princes were hung up by their hands: the faces of elders were not honored.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They hang princes by their hand; they do not show respect before elders.

Modern King James verseion

Rulers were hanged by the hand; the faces of elders were not honored.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The princes are hanged up with the hand of the enemies; they have not spared the old sage men;

NET Bible

Princes were hung by their hands; elders were mistreated.

New Heart English Bible

Princes were hung by their hands; elders were shown no respect.

The Emphasized Bible

Princes, by their hand, have been hanged, The faces of elders, not honoured.

Webster

Princes were hanged by their hand: the faces of elders were not honored.

World English Bible

Princes were hanged up by their hand: The faces of elders were not honored.

Youngs Literal Translation

Princes by their hand have been hanged, The faces of elders have not been honoured.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
are hanged up
תּלה 
Talah 
Usage: 27

by their hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

the faces
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

A Request For Mercy

11 They humbled the women in Zion the virgins in the cities of Judah. 12 Chiefs were hung by their hand: the faces of old men were not honored. 13 They took away the chosen ones to grind, and the young men were weak in the wood.


Cross References

Lamentations 4:16

The face of Jehovah their portion; he will not add to look upon them: they accepted not the face of the priests, they compassionated not the old men.

Isaiah 47:6

I was angry against my people; I defiled my inheritances, and I will give them into thine hand, and thou didst not set mercy to them; upon the old thou didst make heavy thy yoke greatly.

Jeremiah 39:6-7

And the king of Babel will slaughter the sons of Zedekiah in Riblah before his eyes: and all the nobles of Judah the king of Babel slaughtered.

Jeremiah 52:10-11

And the king of Babel will slaughter the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes: and he slaughtered also all the chiefs of Judah in Riblah.

Jeremiah 52:25-27

And from the city he took one eunuch who was appointed over the men of war; and seven men seeing the face of the king, who were found in the city; and the scribe of the chief of the army mustering the people of the land; and sixty men from the people of the land being found in the midst of the city.

Lamentations 2:10

They sat upon the earth; the old men of the daughter of Zion were silent; they brought up the dust upon their head: they girded on sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem brought down their head to the earth.

Lamentations 2:20

See, O Jehovah, and look to whom thou didst accomplish this Shall the women eat their fruit, the children borne upon the hands? shall the priest and the prophet be slain in the holy place of Jehovah?

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