Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; He hath blessed thy children within thee.

New American Standard Bible

For He has strengthened the bars of your gates; He has blessed your sons within you.

King James Version

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.

Holman Bible

For He strengthens the bars of your gates
and blesses your children within you.

International Standard Version

For he has strengthened the bars of your gates, blessing your children within you.

A Conservative Version

For he has strengthened the bars of thy gates. He has blessed thy sons within thee.

Amplified

For He has strengthened and made hard the bars of your gates, and He has blessed your children within you.

Bible in Basic English

He has made strong the iron bands of your doors; he has sent blessings on your children inside your walls.

Darby Translation

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee;

Julia Smith Translation

For he strengthened the bars of thy gates; he blessed thy sons within thee.

King James 2000

For he has strengthened the bars of your gates; he has blessed your children within you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for he strengthens the bars of your gates. He blesses your children within you;

Modern King James verseion

For He has made the bars of your gates strong; He has blessed your sons within you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he hath made fast the bars of thy gates, and hath blessed thy children within thee.

NET Bible

For he makes the bars of your gates strong. He blesses your children within you.

New Heart English Bible

For he has strengthened the bars of your gates. He has blessed your children within you.

The Emphasized Bible

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates, He hath blessed thy children in thy midst:

Webster

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.

World English Bible

For he has strengthened the bars of your gates. He has blessed your children within you.

Youngs Literal Translation

For He did strengthen the bars of thy gates, He hath blessed thy sons in thy midst.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the bars
בּריח 
B@riyach 
Usage: 41

of thy gates
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

Verse Info

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Providence

12 Praise Jehovah, O Jerusalem; Praise thy God, O Zion. 13 For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; He hath blessed thy children within thee. 14 He maketh peace in thy borders; He filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.


Cross References

Nehemiah 3:1-16

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they builded the sheep gate; they sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower of Hammeah they sanctified it, unto the tower of Hananel.

Nehemiah 6:1

Now it came to pass, when it was reported to Sanballat and Tobiah, and to Geshem the Arabian, and unto the rest of our enemies, that I had builded the wall, and that there was no breach left therein; (though even unto that time I had not set up the doors in the gates;)

Nehemiah 7:1

Now it came to pass, when the wall was built, and I had set up the doors, and the porters and the singers and the Levites were appointed,

Nehemiah 7:3

And I said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand on guard , let them shut the doors, and bar ye them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.

Nehemiah 12:30

And the priests and the Levites purified themselves; and they purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.

Psalm 48:11-14

Let mount Zion be glad, Let the daughters of Judah rejoice, Because of thy judgments.

Psalm 51:18

Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: Build thou the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 115:14-15

Jehovah increase you more and more, You and your children.

Psalm 125:2

As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, So Jehovah is round about his people From this time forth and for evermore.

Psalm 128:3-6

Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine, In the innermost parts of thy house; Thy children like olive plants, Round about thy table.

Psalm 144:12

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;

Isaiah 44:3-5

For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and streams upon the dry ground; I will pour my Spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring:

Jeremiah 30:19-20

And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.

Lamentations 2:8-9

Jehovah hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion; He hath stretched out the line, he hath not withdrawn his hand from destroying; And he hath made the rampart and wall to lament; they languish together.

Lamentations 4:12

The kings of the earth believed not, neither all the inhabitants of the world, That the adversary and the enemy would enter into the gates of Jerusalem.

Daniel 9:25

Know therefore and discern, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the anointed one, the prince, shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: it shall be built again, with street and moat, even in troublous times.

Zechariah 8:3-5

Thus saith Jehovah: I am returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called The city of truth; and the mountain of Jehovah of hosts, The holy mountain.

Luke 19:42-44

saying, If thou hadst known in this day, even thou, the things which belong unto peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.

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