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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
¶ Turne ye to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope, euen to day doe I declare that I will render double vnto thee:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
Return to the stronghold, O prisoners who have the hope; This very day I am declaring that I will restore double to you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Turn you to the stronghold, ye prisoners of hope: even to-day do I declare that I will render double unto thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)
And they will come back to you, O daughter of Zion, as prisoners of hope: today I say to you that I will give you back twice as much;
- Basic English Bible
Turn again to the stronghold, prisoners of hope! even to-day do I declare I will render double unto thee.
- Darby Bible
Turn ye to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to-day do I declare that I will render double to thee;
- Webster's Bible
Turn to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope! Even today I declare that I will restore double to you.
- World English Bible
Turn back to a fenced place, Ye prisoners of the hope, Even to-day a second announcer I restore to thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible
Return to the stronghold, ye prisoners of hope; even to-day do I declare that I will render double unto thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
9:12 Turn ye - The prophet exhorts the Jews to hasten to Christ, who is the salvation and high tower of the church. Prisoners of hope - Captives, yet not without hope. Even to - day - In this day of lowest distress. Double - Twice as much good as thou hast suffered evil.
Michellie's comment on 2013-12-21 22:17:07:
I think it means that whatever unfair situations your experiencing, God see's everything and will restore double onto you. More than you can imagine. Mind blowing!
Kathy's comment on 2013-07-13 00:45:40:
I think it means that we are sinners and God hates sin. But there is hope, Jesus. If we truly repent of our sins and let Jesus truly in our hearts then and only can we be savedand receive His grace and forgiveness.and go to heaven
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