Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

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 Young men to grind they have taken, And youths with wood have stumbled. 14 The aged from the gate have ceased, Young men from their song. 15 Ceased hath the joy of our heart, Turned to mourning hath been our dancing.


Cross References

Jeremiah 7:34

And I have caused to cease from cities of Judah, And from streets of Jerusalem, The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, Voice of bridegroom, and voice of bride, For the land doth become a desolation!

Deuteronomy 16:18

Judges and authorities thou dost make to thee within all thy gates which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, for thy tribes; and they have judged the people -- a righteous judgment.

Job 29:7-17

When I go out to the gate by the city, In a broad place I prepare my seat.

Job 30:1

And now, laughed at me, Have the younger in days than I, Whose fathers I have loathed to set With the dogs of my flock.

Job 30:31

And my harp doth become mourning, And my organ the sound of weeping.

Isaiah 3:2-3

Hero and man of war, judge and prophet, And diviner and elder,

Isaiah 24:7-11

Mourned hath the new wine, languished the vine, Sighed have all the joyful of heart.

Jeremiah 16:9

For thus said Jehovah of Hosts, God of Israel: Lo, I am causing to cease from this place, Before your eyes, and in your days, The voice of joy, and the voice of rejoicing, The voice of bridegroom and voice of bride.

Jeremiah 25:10

And I have destroyed from them the voice of rejoicing, and the voice of joy, voice of bridegroom and voice of bride, noise of millstones, and the light of lamps.

Lamentations 1:4

The ways of Zion are mourning, Without any coming at the appointed time, All her gates are desolate, her priests sigh, Her virgins are afflicted -- and she hath bitterness.

Lamentations 1:19

I called for my lovers, they -- they have deceived me, My priests and my elders in the city have expired; When they have sought food for themselves, Then they give back their soul.

Lamentations 2:10

Sit on the earth -- keep silent do the elders of the daughter of Zion, They have caused dust to go up on their head, They have girded on sackcloth, Put down to the earth their head have the virgins of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 26:13

And I have caused the noise of thy songs to cease, And the voice of thy harps is heard no more.

Revelation 18:22

and voice of harpers, and musicians, and pipers, and trumpeters, may not be heard at all in thee any more; and any artisan of any art may not be found at all in thee any more; and noise of a millstone may not be heard at all in thee any more;

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