Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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 They took away the chosen ones to grind, and the young men were weak in the wood. 14 Old men ceased from the gate, the chosen ones from their stringed instruments. 15 The joy of our heart ceased; our dance was turned to mourning.


Cross References

Jeremiah 7:34

And I caused to cease from the cities of Judah and from the streets of Jerusalem, the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride: for the land shall be for a desolation.

Deuteronomy 16:18

Judges and scribes shall thou give to thee in all thy gates which Jehovah thy God gave to thee according to thy tribes: and they judged the people just judgment

Job 29:7-17

In my going forth to the gate upon the city, in the street I shall prepare my seat

Job 30:1

And now the younger than I laughed upon me, which I rejected their fathers to set with the dogs of my flock.

Job 30:31

And my harp will be for mourning, and my pipe for the voice of those weeping.

Isaiah 3:2-3

The strong one and the man of war, the judge and the prophet, and the divines, and the old man,

Isaiah 24:7-11

The new wine mourned, the vine languished, all they joyful of heart, sighed

Jeremiah 16:9

For thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel: Behold me causing to cease from this place to your eyes and in your days the voice of gladness and the voice of joy, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride.

Jeremiah 25:10

And I destroyed from them the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voice of the two millstones and the light of the lamp.

Lamentations 1:4

The ways of Zion mourn from none coming to the appointment: all her gates being desolated: her priests groaning, her virgins grieved, and it is bitterness to her.

Lamentations 1:19

I called to those loving me, they deceived me: my priests and my old men expired in the city, for they sought food for them, and they will turn back their souls.

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.

Ezekiel 26:13

And I caused the noise of thy songs to cease and the voice of thy harps shall no more be heard.

Revelation 18:22

And the voice of harp players, and musicians, and flute players, and trumpeters, should be heard in thee no more; and every artist of every art be found no more in thee; and the voice of the millstone should be heard no more in thee;

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