KJV LexiconAnd of thy sons
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
that shall issue
to go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim.
from thee which thou shalt beget
to bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage
shall they take away
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
and they shall be eunuchs
from an unused root meaning to castrate; a eunuch; by implication, valet (especially of the female apartments), and thus, a minister of state
in the palace
a large public building, such as a palace or temple -- palace, temple.
of the king
a king -- king, royal.
confusion; Babel (i.e. Babylon), including Babylonia and the Babylonian empire -- Babel, Babylon.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
'Some of your sons who shall issue from you, whom you will beget, will be taken away; and they will become officials in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"
King James Bible
And of thy sons that shall issue from thee, which thou shalt beget, shall they take away; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Some of your descendants who come from you will be taken away, and they will become eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"
International Standard Version
Some of your descendants—your very own seed, whom you will father—will be carried away to become officials in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"
Some of your very own descendants whom you father will be taken away and will be made eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Some of your own descendants will be taken away. They will become officials in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"
King James 2000 Bible
And of your sons that shall descend from you, whom you shall beget, shall they take away; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.
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