Psalms 144:12

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.

Psalms 144:12 in Other Translations

KJV
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:
ESV
12 May our sons in their youth be like plants full grown, our daughters like corner pillars cut for the structure of a palace;
NLT
12 May our sons flourish in their youth like well-nurtured plants. May our daughters be like graceful pillars, carved to beautify a palace.
MSG
12 Make our sons in their prime like sturdy oak trees, Our daughters as shapely and bright as fields of wildflowers.
CSB
12 Then our sons will be like plants nurtured in their youth, our daughters, like corner pillars that are carved in the palace style.

Psalms 144:12 In-Context

10 to the One who gives victory to kings, who delivers his servant David. From the deadly sword
11 deliver me; rescue me from the hands of foreigners whose mouths are full of lies, whose right hands are deceitful.
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.
13 Our barns will be filled with every kind of provision. Our sheep will increase by thousands, by tens of thousands in our fields;
14 our oxen will draw heavy loads.There will be no breaching of walls, no going into captivity, no cry of distress in our streets.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 92:12-14; S Psalms 128:3
  • 2. Song of Songs 4:4; Song of Songs 7:4
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