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Job 12:18
He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.
He looseth the bond of kings, And he bindeth their loins with a girdle.
“He loosens the bond of kings And binds their loins with a loincloth.
He looses the fetters [ordered] by kings and has [the] waistcloth [of a slave] bound about their [own] loins.
He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.
unties the belt of kings, binds a garment around their loins;
He removes authority from kings, then binds them up [as prisoners].
and makes slaves of kings.
He weakeneth the government of kings, and bindeth their loins with a fetter;
He looseth the belt of kings, and girdeth their loins with a cord.
He strips kings of their authority and makes them slaves.
He looses the bonds of kings and binds a waistcloth on their hips.
He looses the bonds of kings and binds a waistcloth on their hips.
He ·takes off chains that kings put on [or loosens the sash of kings] and ·puts a garment on their bodies [or tightens the waistcloth around their hips; C he undermines their royal prerogatives and powers and causes them pain].
He looseth the collar of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.
He loosens kings’ belts and strips them of their pants.
He dethrones kings and makes them prisoners;
He releases the bonds put on by kings and fastens a belt around their waists.
God takes the royal belt off of kings. And he dresses them like prisoners with only a cloth around their waist.
He strips away the authority of kings to punish and puts them in prison clothes instead.
He looses the bond of kings and girds their loins with a girdle.
He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.
He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.
He loosens the fetters of kings, and he binds a loincloth on their loins.
He reduces kings to slaves and frees their servants.
“True wisdom and real power belong to God; from him we learn how to live, and also what to live for. If he tears something down, it’s down for good; if he locks people up, they’re locked up for good. If he holds back the rain, there’s a drought; if he lets it loose, there’s a flood. Strength and success belong to God; both deceived and deceiver must answer to him. He strips experts of their vaunted credentials, exposes judges as witless fools. He divests kings of their royal garments, then ties a rag around their waists. He strips priests of their robes, and fires high officials from their jobs. He forces trusted sages to keep silence, deprives elders of their good sense and wisdom. He dumps contempt on famous people, disarms the strong and mighty. He shines a spotlight into caves of darkness, hauls deepest darkness into the noonday sun. He makes nations rise and then fall, builds up some and abandons others. He robs world leaders of their reason, and sends them off into no-man’s-land. They grope in the dark without a clue, lurching and staggering like drunks.”
He has loosened the bonds imposed by kings and bound their waist with a belt.
He loosens kings’ belts and strips them of their pants.
He loosens the belt of kings, ties a waistcloth on their loins.
“He loosens the bond of kings And binds their loins with a girdle.
He takes off chains that kings put on and puts a garment on their bodies.
He loosens the bonds of kings and binds a loincloth around their waist.
He sets people free from the chains that kings put on them. Then he dresses the kings in the clothes of slaves.
He takes off the shackles put on by kings and ties a loincloth around their waist.
He takes off the shackles put on by kings and ties a loincloth round their waist.
He loosens the bonds of kings, And binds their waist with a belt.
He takes off chains put on by kings, and holds back the power of kings.
He removes the royal robe of kings. They are led away with ropes around their waist.
He looses the sash of kings, and binds a waistcloth on their loins.
He looses the sash of kings, and binds a waistcloth on their loins.
He looses the sash of kings, and binds a waistcloth on their loins.
He looses the sash of kings, and binds a waistcloth on their loins.
He looseth the shackle of melachim (kings), and girdeth their loins with loincloth.
He looses the bonds of kings, and binds a waistcloth on their loins.
He looses the bonds of kings, and binds a waistcloth on their loins.
He loosens the bonds of the kings, and binds a loincloth around their waists.
He strips off the royal sashes of kings and ties them at the waist, making them slaves as well.
He loosens the bond of kings. He binds their waist with a belt.
He unbindeth the girdle of kings, and girdeth their reins with a cord.
The bands of kings He hath opened, And He bindeth a girdle on their loins.
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