Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Whosoever keeps the commandment shall experience no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerns both time and judgment.

New American Standard Bible

He who keeps a royal command experiences no trouble, for a wise heart knows the proper time and procedure.

King James Version

Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.

Holman Bible

The one who keeps a command will not experience anything harmful, and a wise heart knows the right time and procedure.

International Standard Version

Whoever obeys his commands will not experience harm, and the wise in heart will discern both the appropriate time and response.

A Conservative Version

He who keeps a commandment shall know no evil thing. And a wise man's heart discerns the time and decision.

American Standard Version

Whoso keepeth the commandment shall know no evil thing; and a wise man's heart discerneth time and judgment:

Amplified


Whoever keeps and observes a royal command will experience neither trouble nor misery;
For a wise heart will know the proper time and [appropriate] procedure.

Bible in Basic English

Whoever keeps the law will come to no evil: and a wise man's heart has knowledge of time and of decision.

Darby Translation

Whoso keepeth the commandment shall know no evil thing; and a wise man's heart knoweth time and manner.

Julia Smith Translation

He watching the command knew no evil word: and time and judgment the wise one will know.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Whoever obeys [his] command will not suffer disaster. The wise mind knows the [proper] time and the right [procedure].

Modern King James verseion

Whoever keeps the command shall feel no evil thing; and a wise man's heart knows both time and judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso keepeth the commandment, shall feel no harm: but a wise man's heart discerneth time and manner.

NET Bible

Whoever obeys his command will not experience harm, and a wise person knows the proper time and procedure.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever keeps the commandment shall not come to harm, and his wise heart will know the time and procedure.

The Emphasized Bible

He that observeth the commandment, will not notice a vexatious thing, - and, of time and manner, will the heart of the wise take note.

Webster

He who keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.

World English Bible

Whoever keeps the commandment shall not come to harm, and his wise heart will know the time and procedure.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is keeping a command knoweth no evil thing, and time and judgment the heart of the wise knoweth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

and a wise man's
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Obedience To The King

4 Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What are you doing? 5 Whosoever keeps the commandment shall experience no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerns both time and judgment. 6 Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is heavy upon him.



Cross References

Exodus 1:17

But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male children alive.

Exodus 1:20-21

Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and grew very mighty.

1 Chronicles 12:32

And of the children of Issachar, who were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were under their command.

Psalm 119:6

Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all your commandments.

Proverbs 17:24

Wisdom is before him that has understanding; but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise man's eyes are in his head; but the fool walks in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one fate happens to them all.

Ecclesiastes 8:2

I counsel you to keep the king's commandment, and that for the sake of your oath to God.

Ecclesiastes 10:2

A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed and broken in judgment, because he willingly walked after a human commandment.

Luke 12:56-57

You hypocrites, you can discern the appearance of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that you do not discern this time?

Luke 20:25

And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's, and unto God the things which are God's.

Acts 4:19

But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge you.

Acts 5:29

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

Romans 13:5-7

Therefore you must be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience's sake.

1 Corinthians 2:14-15

But the natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

Philippians 1:9-10

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;

Colossians 1:9

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Hebrews 5:14

But solid food belongs to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.

1 Peter 3:13-14

And who is he that will harm you, if you be followers of that which is good?

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