KJV LexiconLift ye up
to lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absol. and rel. (as follows)
a flag; also a sail; by implication, a flagstaff; generally a signal; figuratively, a token -- banner, pole, sail, (en-)sign, standard.
upon the high
to abrade, i.e. bare -- high, stick out.
a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) -- hill (country), mount(-ain), promotion.
to be high actively, to rise or raise (in various applications, literally or figuratively)
from an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound
unto them shake
to quiver (i.e. vibrate up and down, or rock to and fro); used in a great variety of applications (including sprinkling, beckoning, rubbing, bastinadoing, sawing, waving, etc.)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
that they may go
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
into the gates
an opening (literally), i.e. door (gate) or entrance way -- door, entering (in), entrance (-ry), gate, opening, place.
of the nobles
voluntary, i.e. generous; hence, magnanimous; as noun, a grandee (sometimes a tyrant) -- free, liberal (things), noble, prince, willing (hearted).
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Lift up a standard on the bare hill, Raise your voice to them, Wave the hand that they may enter the doors of the nobles.
King James Bible
Lift ye up a banner upon the high mountain, exalt the voice unto them, shake the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Lift up a banner on a barren mountain. Call out to them. Wave your hand, and they will go through the gates of the nobles.
International Standard Version
"Raise a banner on a bare hilltop! Cry out loud to them! Give a wave of the hand, signaling for them to enter the gates of the nobles.
On a bare hill raise a signal flag, shout to them, wave your hand, so they might enter the gates of the princes!
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Raise a banner on the bare mountaintop. Call loudly to them. Signal them with your hand to enter the nobles' gates.
King James 2000 Bible
Lift up a banner upon the high mountain, raise the voice unto them, wave the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.
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