Princes were hung by their hands; elders were mistreated. 1
Princes have been hung up by their hands; elders are shown no respect.
Princes were hung by their hands; Elders were not respected.
Our princes are being hanged by their thumbs, and the old men are treated with contempt.
They hanged our princes by their hands, dishonored our elders.
Their hands put princes to death by hanging: the faces of old men were not honoured.
Princes are hung up by their hands; no respect is shown to the elders.
Princes were hung up by their hands, And elders were not respected.
are hanged up
by their hand
were not honoured
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by their hands
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1 tn Heb “elders were shown no respect.” The phrase “shown no respect” is an example of tapeinosis, a figurative expression of understatement: to show no respect to elders = to terribly mistreat elders.