New International Version
The youth may have come from prison to the kingship, or he may have been born in poverty within his kingdom.
King James Bible
For out of prison he cometh to reign; whereas also he that is born in his kingdom becometh poor.
Darby Bible Translation
For out of the prison-house he came forth to reign, although he was born poor in his kingdom.
World English Bible
For out of prison he came forth to be king; yes, even in his kingdom he was born poor.
Young's Literal Translation
For from a house of prisoners he hath come out to reign, for even in his own kingdom he hath been poor.
Ecclesiastes 4:14 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For out of prison he cometh to reign - "Then Abraham left the country of the idolaters, where he had been imprisoned, and came and reigned over the land of Canaan; and Nimrod became poor in this world." This is the fact to which the ancient rabbins supposed Solomon to allude.
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As the cooled earth no longer permits us to understand the phenomena of primitive creation, because the fire which penetrated it is extinct, so deliberate explanations have always appeared somewhat insufficient when applying our timid methods of induction to the revolutions of the creative epochs which have decided the fate of humanity. Jesus lived at one of those times when the game of public life is freely played, and when the stake of human activity is increased a hundredfold. Every great part, …
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The Upbringing of Jewish Children
So Pharaoh sent for Joseph, and he was quickly brought from the dungeon. When he had shaved and changed his clothes, he came before Pharaoh.
So Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt."
I saw that all who lived and walked under the sun followed the youth, the king's successor.
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