Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their music.

New American Standard Bible

Elders are gone from the gate,
Young men from their music.

King James Version

The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their musick.

Holman Bible

The elders have left the city gate,
the young men, their music.

International Standard Version

Our elders have ceased ruling at the gate; our young men have abandoned their music.

American Standard Version

The elders have ceased from the gate, The young men from their music.

Amplified


Elders are gone from the gate;
Young men from their music.

Bible in Basic English

The old men are no longer seated in the doorway, and the music of the young men has come to an end.

Darby Translation

The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their music.

Julia Smith Translation

Old men ceased from the gate, the chosen ones from their stringed instruments.

King James 2000

The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their music.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Elders are no longer at the gate, young men no longer play stringed instruments.

Modern King James verseion

The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their music.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The elders sit no more under the gates, and the young men use no more the playing of Music.

NET Bible

The elders are gone from the city gate; the young men have stopped playing their music.

New Heart English Bible

The elders have gone from the gate, the young men from their music.

The Emphasized Bible

Elders, from the gates, have ceased. Young men, from their music.

Webster

The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their music.

World English Bible

The elders have ceased from the gate, The young men from their music.

Youngs Literal Translation

The aged from the gate have ceased, Young men from their song.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

שׁבת 
Shabath 
Usage: 71

from the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

the young men
בּחר בּחוּר 
Bachuwr 
Usage: 46

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

A Request For Mercy

13 The young men bore the mill, and the sons stumbled under the wood. 14 The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their music. 15 The joy of our heart is ceased, our dance is turned into mourning.


Cross References

Jeremiah 7:34

Then I will cause to cease from the cities of Judah, and from the streets of Jerusalem, the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, for the land shall become a waste.

Deuteronomy 16:18

Thou shall make judges and officers for thee in all thy gates, which LORD thy God gives thee, according to thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Job 29:7-17

when I went forth to the gate to the city, when I prepared my seat in the street.

Job 30:1

But now those who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.

Job 30:31

Therefore my harp has [turned] to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.

Isaiah 3:2-3

the mighty man, and the man of war, the judge, and the prophet, and the diviner, and the elder,

Isaiah 24:7-11

The new wine mourns. The vine languishes. All the merry-hearted do sigh.

Jeremiah 16:9

For thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will cause to cease out of this place, before your eyes and in your days, the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the brid

Jeremiah 25:10

Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the lamp.

Jeremiah 25:10

Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the lamp.

Jeremiah 25:10

Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the lamp.

Lamentations 2:10

The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground. They keep silence. They have cast up dust upon their heads. They have girded themselves with sackcloth. The virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

Ezekiel 26:13

And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease, and the sound of thy harps shall no more be heard.

Revelation 18:22

And a sound of harpers and minstrels and flute-players and trumpeters will, no, not be heard in thee any more. And every craftsman of every craft will, no, not be found in thee any more. And a sound of a millstone will, no, not be

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