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Isaiah 49:23

23  xKings shall be your foster fathers,

and their queens your nursing mothers.

yWith their faces to the ground they shall bow down to you,

and zlick the dust of your feet.

Then you will know that I am the Lord;

athose who wait for me bshall not be put to shame.”

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Isaiah 49:23 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 Kings will be your foster fathers,

and their queens your nursing mothers.

They will bow down before you with their faces to the ground;

they will lick the dust at your feet.

Then you will know that I am the Lord;

those who hope in me will not be disappointed.”

Isaiah 49:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 And kings shall be thy nursing fathers,

And their queens thy nursing mothers:

They shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth,

And lick up the dust of thy feet;

And thou shalt know that I am the Lord:

For they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.

Isaiah 49:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 Kings and queens will serve you

and care for all your needs.

They will bow to the earth before you

and lick the dust from your feet.

Then you will know that I am the Lord.

Those who trust in me will never be put to shame.”

Isaiah 49:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Kings shall be your foster fathers,

And their queens your nursing mothers;

They shall bow down to you with their faces to the earth,

And lick up the dust of your feet.

Then you will know that I am the Lord,

For they shall not be ashamed who wait for Me.”

Isaiah 49:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 Kings will teach your children,

and daughters of kings will take care of them.

They will bow down before you

and kiss the dirt at your feet.

Then you will know I am the Lord.

Anyone who trusts in me will not be disappointed.”

Isaiah 49:23 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their faces to the earth, and lick the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am Jehovah; and they that wait for me shall not be put to shame.

Isaiah 49:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 And kings shall be thy nursing-fathers, and their princesses thy nursing-mothers: they shall bow down to thee with the face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet. And thou shalt know that I am Jehovah; for they shall not be ashamed who wait on me.

Isaiah 49:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 Then kings will be your foster fathers,

and their queens will nurse you.

They will bow in front of you

with their faces touching the ground.

They will lick the dust at your feet.

Then you will know that I am the Lord.

Those who wait with hope for me will not be put to shame.

Isaiah 49:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 Kings will be your foster fathers,

and their queens your nursing mothers.

They will bow down to you

with their faces to the ground,

and lick the dust at your feet.

Then you will know that I am Yahweh;

those who put their hope in Me

will not be put to shame.

Isaiah 49:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 Kings shall be your foster fathers,

and their queens your nursing mothers.

With their faces to the ground they shall bow down to you,

and lick the dust of your feet.

Then you will know that I am the Lord;

those who wait for me shall not be put to shame.

Isaiah 49:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 And kings shall be your guardians,

and their queens your nurses.

They shall bow down, faces to the ground, to you,

and they will lick up the dust of your feet.

Then you will know that I am Yahweh;

those who await me shall not be ashamed.

Isaiah 49:23 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

23 Their kings will become like fathers to you.

Their queens will be like mothers who nurse you.

They will bow down to you with their faces toward the ground.

They will kiss the dust at your feet to show you their respect.

Then you will know that I am the Lord.

Those who put their hope in me will not be ashamed.”

Isaiah 49:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 Kings will be your guardians,

And their princesses your nurses.

They will bow down to you with their faces to the earth

And lick the dust of your feet;

And you will know that I am the Lord;

Those who hopefully wait for Me will not be put to shame.