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Psalm 144:12New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

III

12 May our sons be like plants
    well nurtured from their youth,
Our daughters, like carved columns,
    shapely as those of the temple.

New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Psalm 144:12New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)

12 May our sons in their youth
    be like plants full grown,
our daughters like corner pillars,
    cut for the building of a palace.

New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)

New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright © 1989, 1993 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Psalm 144:12Good News Translation (GNT)

12 May our sons in their youth
    be like plants that grow up strong.
May our daughters be like stately columns
    which adorn the corners of a palace.

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

Psalm 144:12New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 144:12 Lit cut after the pattern of
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Psalm 144:12New International Version (NIV)

12 Then our sons in their youth
    will be like well-nurtured plants,
and our daughters will be like pillars
    carved to adorn a palace.

New International Version (NIV)

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