Lamentations 3:27

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It is good for a man that he beare the yoke in his youth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{It is} good for a man that he should bear The yoke in his youth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is good for a man to undergo the yoke when he is young.
- Basic English Bible

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth:
- Darby Bible

It is good for a man that he should bear the yoke in his youth.
- Webster's Bible

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.
- World English Bible

Good for a man that he beareth a yoke in his youth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 3:27


3:27 Bear - Quietly and patiently to bear what afflictions God will please to lay upon us. And if God tame us when young, by his word or by his rod, it is an unspeakable advantage.


Discussion for Lamentations 3:27

  • I think that you make a good point but can you please explain to me more clearer what you meant by "it is an unspeakable advantage. For I will be using Lamentations 3:27 as my youth day theme in August 2010. Thanks in advance.

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