Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be not hasty to go out of his sight, and see thou continue in no evil thing: for whatsoever it pleaseth him, that doeth he.

New American Standard Bible

Do not be in a hurry to leave him. Do not join in an evil matter, for he will do whatever he pleases.”

King James Version

Be not hasty to go out of his sight: stand not in an evil thing; for he doeth whatsoever pleaseth him.

Holman Bible

Do not be in a hurry; leave his presence, and don’t persist in a bad cause, since he will do whatever he wants.

International Standard Version

Don't be in a hurry to leave him, and don't persist in evil, for he does whatever he pleases.

A Conservative Version

Be not hasty to go out of his presence. Persist not in an evil matter, for he does whatever pleases him.

American Standard Version

Be not hasty to go out of his presence; persist not in an evil thing: for he doeth whatsoever pleaseth him.

Amplified

Do not be in a hurry to get out of his presence. Do not join in a malevolent matter, for the king will do whatever he pleases.

Bible in Basic English

Be not quick to go from before him. Be not fixed in an evil design, because he does whatever is pleasing to him.

Darby Translation

Be not hasty to go out of his sight; persist not in an evil thing: for he doeth whatever pleaseth him,

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not hasten going from his face: thou shalt not stand by the word of evil; for he shall do all that he will desire.

King James 2000

Be not hasty to go out of his presence: stand not for an evil thing; for he does whatsoever pleases him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not be terrified of his presence! Go at once and do not delay when a matter [is] unpleasant, for he can do anything that he desires.

Modern King James verseion

Do not be hasty to leave his presence. Do not take a stand in an evil thing, for he does whatever pleases him.

NET Bible

Do not rush out of the king's presence in haste -- do not delay when the matter is unpleasant, for he can do whatever he pleases.

New Heart English Bible

Do not be hasty to go out of his presence. Do not persist in an evil thing, for he does whatever pleases him,

The Emphasized Bible

Not rashly from his presence, shouldst thou go: do not take thy stand in a vexatious thing, - for, whatsoever he pleaseth, he will do.

Webster

Be not hasty to go out of his sight: stand not in an evil thing; for he doeth whatever pleaseth him.

World English Bible

Don't be hasty to go out of his presence. Don't persist in an evil thing, for he does whatever pleases him,

Youngs Literal Translation

Be not troubled at his presence, thou mayest go, stand not in an evil thing, for all that he pleaseth he doth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
to go out
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

of his sight
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

not in an evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Obedience To The King

2 Keep the king's commandment, I warn thee, and the oath that thou hast made unto God. 3 Be not hasty to go out of his sight, and see thou continue in no evil thing: for whatsoever it pleaseth him, that doeth he. 4 Like as when a king giveth a charge, his commandment is mighty: Even so whom may say unto him, "What doest thou?"



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If a principal spirit be given thee to bear rule, be not negligent then in thine office: for so shall great wickedness be put down, as it were with a medicine.

1 Kings 1:50-52

And Adonijah, fearing Solomon, arose and went and caught hold on the horns of the altar.

1 Kings 2:21-24

And she said, "Let Abishag the Shunammite be given to Adonijah thy brother to wife."

Proverbs 14:29

Patience is a token of wisdom; but wrath and hasty displeasure is a token of foolishness.

Proverbs 16:14-15

The king's displeasure is a messenger of death; but a wise man will pacify him.

Proverbs 30:31

A cock ready to fight; A ram; and a king that goeth forth with his people.

Isaiah 48:4

Howbeit, I knew that thou art obstinate, and that thy neck hath an iron vein, and thy brow is of brass.

Jeremiah 44:16-17

"As for the words that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of the LORD, we will in no wise hear them:

Daniel 4:35

in comparison of whom, all they that dwell upon the earth are to be reputed as nothing. He handleth according to his will, among the powers of heaven and among the inhabiters of the earth - and there is none that may resist his hand, or say, 'What doest thou?'

Daniel 5:19

So that all people, kindreds and tongues stood in awe and fear of him, by reason of the high estate that he had sent him. For why? He slew whom he would; he smote, whom it pleased him. Again: whom he would, he set up; and whom he list, he put down.

Acts 5:8-9

And Peter said unto her, "Tell me, gave ye the land for so much?" And she said, "Yea, for so much."

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