Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

I have seen slaves on horses,
but princes walking on the ground like slaves.

New American Standard Bible

I have seen slaves riding on horses and princes walking like slaves on the land.

King James Version

I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.

International Standard Version

And I have observed servants riding on horses, while princes walk on the ground like servants.

A Conservative Version

I have seen servants upon horses, and rulers walking like servants upon the earth.

American Standard Version

I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking like servants upon the earth.

Amplified

I have seen slaves riding on horses and princes walking like slaves on the ground.

Bible in Basic English

I have seen servants on horses, and rulers walking on the earth as servants.

Darby Translation

I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

I saw servants upon horses, and chiefs going as servants upon the earth.

King James 2000

I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I have even seen slaves [riding] on horses and princes walking like slaves on the earth!

Modern King James verseion

I have seen servants on horses and princes walking as servants on the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I see servants ride upon horses, and princes going upon their feet as it were servants.

NET Bible

I have seen slaves on horseback and princes walking on foot like slaves.

New Heart English Bible

I have seen servants on horses, and princes walking like servants on the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

I had seen, servants, upon horses, - and, rulers, walking like servants, on the ground.

Webster

I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.

World English Bible

I have seen servants on horses, and princes walking like servants on the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have seen servants on horses, And princes walking as servants on the earth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

סס סוּס 
Cuwc 
Usage: 140

and princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

References

American

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Burden Of Folly

6 The fool is appointed to great heights,
but the rich remain in lowly positions.
7 I have seen slaves on horses,
but princes walking on the ground like slaves.
8 The one who digs a pit may fall into it,
and the one who breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:10

Luxury is not appropriate for a fool
how much less for a slave to rule over princes!

Proverbs 30:22

a servant when he becomes king,
a fool when he is stuffed with food,

Esther 6:8

Have them bring a royal garment that the king himself has worn and a horse the king himself has ridden, which has a royal diadem on its head.

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