Job 12:18
Good News Translation
He dethrones kings and makes them prisoners;

Contemporary English Version
and makes slaves of kings.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He looseth the belt of kings, and girdeth their loins with a cord.

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He looseth the belt of kings, and girdeth their loins with a cord.

2 Chronicles 33:11-14 Therefore he brought upon them the captains of he army of the king of the Assyrians: and they took Manasses, and carried him bound with chains and fetters to Babylon. . . .

Jeremiah 52:31-34 And it came to pass in the seven and thirtieth year of the captivity of Joachin king of Juda, in the twelfth month, the five and twentieth day of the month, that Evilmerodach king of Babylon, in the first year of his reign, lifted up the head of Joachin king of Juda, and brought him forth out of prison. . . .

Daniel 2:21 And he changeth times and ages: taketh away kingdoms, and establisheth them: giveth wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to them that have understanding:

Revelation 19:16 And he hath on his garment and on his thigh written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

Context
Job Responds to Zophar
17He bringeth counsellors to a foolish end, and judges to insensibility. 18He looseth the belt of kings, and girdeth their loins with a cord.19He leadeth away priests without glory, and overthroweth nobles.…
Cross References
Matthew 3:4
And the same John had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins: and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

Job 3:14
With kings and consuls of the earth, who build themselves solitudes:

Job 12:21
He poureth contempt upon princes, and relieveth them that were oppressed.

Psalm 116:16
O Lord, for I am thy servant: I am thy servant, and the son of thy handmaid. Thou hast broken my bonds:

Isaiah 5:27
There is none that shall faint, nor labour among them: they shall not slumber nor sleep, neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken.

Daniel 2:21
And he changeth times and ages: taketh away kingdoms, and establisheth them: giveth wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to them that have understanding:

Additional Translations
He loosens the bonds placed by kings and fastens a belt around their waists.He looses the bond of kings, and girds their loins with a girdle.

He looseth the bond of kings, And he bindeth their loins with a girdle.

He seats kings upon thrones, and girds their loins with a girdle.

He weakeneth the government of kings, and bindeth their loins with a fetter;

He looseth the bond of kings, and bindeth their loins with a girdle.

He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.

He loosens the bond of kings. He binds their waist with a belt.

The bands of kings He hath opened, And He bindeth a girdle on their loins.
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