New American Standard Bible
The voice of the nobles was hushed, And their tongue stuck to their palate.
King James Bible
The nobles held their peace, and their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth.
Darby Bible Translation
The voice of the nobles was hushed, and their tongue cleaved to their palate.
World English Bible
The voice of the nobles was hushed, and their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.
Young's Literal Translation
The voice of leaders hath been hidden, And their tongue to the palate hath cleaved.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The nobles - Margin, "The voice of the nobles was hid." Literally, this may be rendered, "as to the voice the nobles hid themselves;" or the phrase here employed (נגידים קול נחבאו nechâbâ'û qôl nāgı̂ydiym) may be rendered, "the voice of the nobles was hid" - it being common in the Hebrew when two nouns come together, of different numbers and gender, for the verb to conform to the latter. Rosenmuller. The word "nobles" here is to be understood in the sense of "counsellors," or men of rank. They would now be called "Emirs," or "Sheiks."
And their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth - They were so awed by my presence that they could not speak.
LibraryThe Case of Spiritual Decay and Languor in Religion
1. Declension in religion, and relapses into sin, with their sorrowful consequences, are in the general too probable.--2. The ease of declension and langour in religion described, negatively.--3. And positively.--4. As discovering itself by a failure in the duties of the closet.--5. By a neglect of social worship.--6. By want of love to our fellow Christians.--7. By an undue attachment to sensual pleasures or secular cares.--8. By prejudices against some important principles in religion.--9,10. A …
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul
"After my words they did not speak again, And my speech dropped on them.
May my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth If I do not remember you, If I do not exalt Jerusalem Above my chief joy.
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