Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that our sons may grow up as the young plants, and that our daughters may be as the polished corners of the temple;

New American Standard Bible

Let our sons in their youth be as grown-up plants,
And our daughters as corner pillars fashioned as for a palace;

King James Version

That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace:

Holman Bible

Then our sons will be like plants
nurtured in their youth,
our daughters, like corner pillars
that are carved in the palace style.

International Standard Version

May our sons in their youth be like full-grown plants, and our daughters like pillars destined to decorate a palace.

A Conservative Version

When our sons shall be as plants grown up in their youth, and our daughters as corner-stones hewn according to the fashion of a palace,

American Standard Version

When our sons shall be as plants grown up in their youth, And our daughters as corner-stones hewn after the fashion of a palace;

Amplified


Let our sons in their youth be like plants full grown,
And our daughters like corner pillars fashioned for a palace;

Darby Translation

That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; our daughters as corner-columns, sculptured after the fashion of a palace:

Julia Smith Translation

That our sons as plants growing great in their youth, our daughters as corners variegated, the likeness of a temple:

King James 2000

That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner pillars, polished after the similitude of a palace:

Lexham Expanded Bible

that our sons [may be] like plants, full grown in their youth, our daughters like corner pillars, carved in the style of a palace,

Modern King James verseion

so that our sons may be like plants grown up in their youth; and our daughters may be like corner-stones, polished like a palace building;

NET Bible

Then our sons will be like plants, that quickly grow to full size. Our daughters will be like corner pillars, carved like those in a palace.

New Heart English Bible

Then our sons will be like well-nurtured plants, our daughters like pillars carved to adorn a palace.

The Emphasized Bible

That, our sons, may be like plants well grown while yet young, - Our daughters, like corner pillars, - carved, in the construction of a palace:

Webster

That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace:

World English Bible

Then our sons will be like well-nurtured plants, our daughters like pillars carved to adorn a palace.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because our sons are as plants, Becoming great in their youth, Our daughters as hewn stones, Polished -- the likeness of a palace,

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Context Readings

A King's Prayer

11 Save me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth talketh of vanity, and their righthand is a righthand of falsity - 12 that our sons may grow up as the young plants, and that our daughters may be as the polished corners of the temple; 13 that our garners may be full and plenteous with all manner of store; that our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our streets;


Cross References

Psalm 128:3

Thy wife shall be as the fruitful vine upon the walls of thy house, thy children like the olive branches round about thy table.

Job 42:15

In all the land were none found so fair, as the daughters of Job, and their father gave them inheritance among their brethren.

Psalm 115:14-15

The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.

Psalm 127:4-5

Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant, even so are the young children.

Proverbs 31:10-27

Whoso findeth a honest faithful woman, she is much more worth than pearls.

Song of Songs 8:8-9

Our sister is but young, and hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister when she shall be spoken for?

Isaiah 3:16-24

Moreover, thus sayeth the LORD, "Seeing the daughters of Zion are become so proud, and come in with stretched out necks, and with vain wanton eyes; seeing they come in tripping so nicely with their feet:

Isaiah 44:3-5

For I shall pour water upon the dry ground, and rivers upon the thirsty. I shall pour my spirit upon thy seed, and mine increase upon thy stock.

Lamentations 4:2

{Beth} The children of Zion that were always in honour, and clothed with the most precious gold: how are they now become like the earthen vessels which be made with the potter's hand?

1 Peter 3:3-6

Whose apparel shall not be outward with broided hair, and hanging on of gold, other in putting on of gorgeous apparel:

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