Parallel Verses

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:

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

When our sons shall be as plants grown large in their youth and our daughters as sculptured corner pillars hewn like those of 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;

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;

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:

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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A King's Prayer

11 Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood: 12 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: 13 That our granaries may be full, affording 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 a fruitful vine by the sides of thy house: thy children like olive plants around thy table.

Job 42:15

And in all the land were no women found so fair as the daughters of Job: and their father gave them inheritance among their brethren.

Psalm 115:14-15

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

Psalm 127:4-5

As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man: so are children of the youth.

Proverbs 31:10-27

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.

Song of Songs 8:8-9

We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?

Isaiah 3:16-24

Moreover the LORD saith, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with extended necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet:

Isaiah 44:3-5

For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thy offspring:

Lamentations 4:2

The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!

1 Peter 3:3-6

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing gold, or of putting on apparel;

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