Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'One who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God,

New American Standard Bible

"The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'He who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God,

King James Version

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

Holman Bible

The God of Israel spoke; the Rock of Israel said to me, "The one who rules the people with justice, who rules in the fear of God,

International Standard Version

The God of Israel has spoken; the Rock of Israel has talked to me. "When one is governing men justly, he fears God while governing.

A Conservative Version

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me. He who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God,

American Standard Version

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spake to me: One that ruleth over men righteously, That ruleth in the fear of God,

Amplified

The God of Israel spoke, the Rock of Israel said to me, When one rules over men righteously, ruling in the fear of God,

Bible in Basic English

The God of Israel said, the word of the Rock of Israel came to me: When an upright king is ruling over men, when he is ruling in the fear of God,

Darby Translation

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The God of Israel dictated unto me, the strong One of Israel spoke): He that rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

Julia Smith Translation

The God of Israel said to me, the Rock of Israel spake a parable upon the just man: a parable to fear God.

King James 2000

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He that rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The God of Israel said to me, the rock of Israel has spoken; 'He who rules over mankind rules righteously, in the fear of God.

Modern King James verseion

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me: he who rules over men justly, ruling in the fear of God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The God of Israel spake unto me, and the strength of Israel said, 'He that beareth rule over men, he that ruleth justly in the fear of God,

NET Bible

The God of Israel spoke, the protector of Israel spoke to me. The one who rules fairly among men, the one who rules in the fear of God,

New Heart English Bible

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'One who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God,

The Emphasized Bible

Said the God of Israel, Unto me, spake the Rock of Israel: - One Ruling over Men, A Righteous One, ruling in the reverence of God,

Webster

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

He said -- the God of Israel -- to me, He spake -- the Rock of Israel: He who is ruling over man is righteous, He is ruling in the fear of God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505
Usage: 2505

the Rock
צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

to me, He that ruleth
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

must be just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

in the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

David Extols Yahweh

2 "The Spirit of Yahweh spoke by me. His word was on my tongue. 3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'One who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God, 4 shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun rises, a morning without clouds, when the tender grass springs out of the earth, through clear shining after rain.'


Cross References

2 Samuel 22:32

For who is God, besides Yahweh? Who is a rock, besides our God?

Exodus 18:21

Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God: men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

Deuteronomy 32:4

The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice: a God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and right is he.

Genesis 33:20

He erected an altar there, and called it El Elohe Israel.

Exodus 3:15

God said moreover to Moses, "You shall tell the children of Israel this, 'Yahweh, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.' This is my name forever, and this is my memorial to all generations.

Exodus 19:5-6

Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice, and keep my covenant, then you shall be my own possession from among all peoples; for all the earth is mine;

Exodus 20:2

"I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Exodus 23:6-8

"You shall not deny justice to your poor people in their lawsuits.

Deuteronomy 16:18-20

You shall make judges and officers in all your gates, which Yahweh your God gives you, according to your tribes; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Deuteronomy 32:30-31

How could one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, and Yahweh had delivered them up?

2 Samuel 22:2-3

and he said, "Yahweh is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer, even mine;

2 Chronicles 19:7-9

Now therefore let the fear of Yahweh be on you. Take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with Yahweh our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of bribes."

Nehemiah 5:14

Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year even to the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes the king, [that is], twelve years, I and my brothers have not eaten the bread of the governor.

Psalm 42:9

I will ask God, my rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?"

Psalm 72:2

He will judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.

Psalm 82:3-4

"Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.

Psalm 110:2

Yahweh will send forth the rod of your strength out of Zion. Rule in the midst of your enemies.

Proverbs 31:9

Open your mouth, judge righteously, and serve justice to the poor and needy."

Isaiah 11:1-5

A shoot will come out of the stock of Jesse, and a branch out of his roots will bear fruit.

Isaiah 32:1

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.

Jeremiah 23:5

Behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King comes to you! He is righteous, and having salvation; lowly, and riding on a donkey, even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Hebrews 1:8

But of the Son he says, "Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. The scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your Kingdom.

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