Parallel Verses

Amplified

They hate him who reproves in the [city] gate [holding him as an abomination and rejecting his rebuke], and they abhor him who speaks uprightly.

New American Standard Bible

They hate him who reproves in the gate, And they abhor him who speaks with integrity.

King James Version

They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

Holman Bible

They hate the one who convicts the guilty
at the city gate
and despise the one who speaks with integrity.

International Standard Version

They have hated those who are presenting their cases in court, detesting the one who speaks truthfully.

A Conservative Version

They hate him who reproves in the gate, and they abhor him who speaks uprightly.

American Standard Version

They hate him that reproveth in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

Bible in Basic English

They have hate for him who makes protest against evil in the public place, and he whose words are upright is disgusting to them.

Darby Translation

They hate him that reproveth in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They hate him that rebukes in the gate, and they abhor him that speaks uprightly.

Julia Smith Translation

They hated him setting right in the gate, and they will abhor the perfect word.

King James 2000

They hate him that rebukes in the gate, and they abhor him that speaks uprightly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They hate the one who reproves in the gate and they abhor the one who speaks honestly.

Modern King James verseion

They hate him who rebukes in the gate, and they despise him who speaks uprightly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But they owe him evil will, that reproveth them openly: and whoso telleth them the plain truth, they abhor him.

NET Bible

The Israelites hate anyone who arbitrates at the city gate; they despise anyone who speaks honestly.

New Heart English Bible

They hate him who reproves in the gate, and they abhor him who speaks blamelessly.

The Emphasized Bible

They hate the man who, in the gate, rebuketh, - and, him who speaketh truthfully, they abhor.

Webster

They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

World English Bible

They hate him who reproves in the gate, and they abhor him who speaks blamelessly.

Youngs Literal Translation

They have hated a reprover in the gate, And a plain speaker they abominate.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

in the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

and they abhor
תּעב 
Ta`ab 
Usage: 22

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

A Lament And Call To Repentance

9 Who causes sudden destruction to flash forth upon the strong so that destruction comes upon the fortress. 10 They hate him who reproves in the [city] gate [holding him as an abomination and rejecting his rebuke], and they abhor him who speaks uprightly. 11 Therefore because you tread upon the poor and take from him exactions of wheat, you have built houses of hewn stone, but you shall not dwell in them; you have planted pleasant vineyards, but you shall not drink their wine.



Cross References

1 Kings 22:8

[Ahab] king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the Lord, but I hate him, for he never prophesies good for me, but evil. Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say that.

Isaiah 29:21

Those who make a man an offender and bring condemnation upon him with a word, and lay a trap for him who upholds justice at the city gate, and thrust aside the innocent and truly righteous with an empty plea.

Jeremiah 17:16-17

But as for me, I have not sought to escape from being a shepherd after You, nor have I desired the woeful day [of judgment]; You know that. Whatever I said was spoken in Your presence and was from You.

1 Kings 18:17

When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, Are you he who troubles Israel?

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do evil in the sight of the Lord.

2 Chronicles 24:20-22

Then the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest, who stood over the people, and he said to them, Thus says God: Why do you transgress the commandments of the Lord so that you cannot prosper? Because you have forsaken the Lord, He also has forsaken you.

2 Chronicles 25:16

As he was talking, the king said to him, Have we made you the king's counselor? Stop it! Why should you be put to death? The prophet stopped but said, I know that God has determined to destroy you, because you have done this and ignored my counsel.

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they kept mocking the messengers of God and despising His words and scoffing at His prophets till the wrath of the Lord rose against His people, till there was no remedy or healing.

Proverbs 9:7-8

He who rebukes a scorner heaps upon himself abuse, and he who reproves a wicked man gets for himself bruises.

Jeremiah 20:7-10

[But Jeremiah said] O Lord, You have persuaded and deceived me, and I was persuaded and deceived; You are stronger than I am and You have prevailed. I am a laughingstock all the day; everyone mocks me.

Amos 7:10-17

Then Amaziah the priest of [the golden calf shrine at] Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is not able to bear all his words.

John 3:20

For every wrongdoer hates (loathes, detests) the Light, and will not come out into the Light but shrinks from it, lest his works (his deeds, his activities, his conduct) be exposed and reproved.

John 7:7

The world cannot [be expected to] hate you, but it does hate Me because I denounce it for its wicked works and reveal that its doings are evil.

John 8:45-47

But because I speak the truth, you do not believe Me [do not trust Me, do not rely on Me, or adhere to Me].

John 15:19

If you belonged to the world, the world would treat you with affection and would love you as its own. But because you are not of the world [no longer one with it], but I have chosen (selected) you out of the world, the world hates (detests) you.

John 15:22-24

If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not be guilty of sin [would be blameless]; but now they have no excuse for their sin.

Revelation 11:10

And those who dwell on the earth will gloat and exult over them and rejoice exceedingly, taking their ease and sending presents [in congratulation] to one another, because these two prophets had been such a vexation and trouble and torment to all the dwellers on the earth.

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