Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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.

Amplified


They hate the one who reprimands [the unrighteous] in the [court held at the city] gate [regarding him as unreasonable and rejecting his reprimand],
And they detest him who speaks [the truth] with integrity and honesty.

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.

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 That strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress. 10 They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly. 11 Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.



Cross References

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he doth not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Isaiah 29:21

That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing of nought.

Jeremiah 17:16-17

As for me, I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful day; thou knowest: that which came out of my lips was right before thee.

1 Kings 18:17

And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, Art thou he that troubleth Israel?

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he answered, I have found thee: because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 24:20-22

And the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the LORD, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken the LORD, he hath also forsaken you.

2 Chronicles 25:16

And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said unto him, Art thou made of the king's counsel? forbear; why shouldest thou be smitten? Then the prophet forbare, and said, I know that God hath determined to destroy thee, because thou hast done this, and hast not hearkened unto my counsel.

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

Proverbs 9:7-8

He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.

Jeremiah 20:7-10

O LORD, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived: thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed: I am in derision daily, every one mocketh me.

Amos 7:10-17

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words.

John 3:20

For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.

John 8:45-47

And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

John 15:22-24

If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloke for their sin.

Revelation 11:10

And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.

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