Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You shall not curse God, nor curse a ruler of your people.

King James Version

Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.

Holman Bible

"You must not blaspheme God or curse a leader among your people.

International Standard Version

"You are not to blaspheme God or curse a ruler of your people.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not revile the gods, nor {speak maliciously (LXX/NT)} of a ruler of thy people.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not revile God, nor curse a ruler of thy people.

Amplified

You shall not revile God [the judges as His agents] or esteem lightly or curse a ruler of your people.

Bible in Basic English

You may not say evil of the judges, or put a curse on the ruler of your people.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not revile the judges, nor curse a prince amongst thy people.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt not revile the judges nor curse the prince of thy people.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not make light of God, and thou shalt not curse the chiefs of thy people.

King James 2000

You shall not revile God, nor curse the ruler of your people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'You will not curse God, and you will not curse a leader among your people.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not revile God, nor curse the ruler of your people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou shalt not rail upon the judges, neither curse the ruler of thy people.

NET Bible

"You must not blaspheme God or curse the ruler of your people.

New Heart English Bible

"You shall not blaspheme God, nor curse a ruler of your people.

The Emphasized Bible

God, shalt thou not revile, - and a prince among thy people, shalt thou not curse.

Webster

Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.

World English Bible

"You shall not blaspheme God, nor curse a ruler of your people.

Youngs Literal Translation

'God thou dost not revile, and a prince among thy people thou dost not curse.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the gods
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

the ruler
נשׂא נשׂיא 
Nasiy' 
Usage: 134

References

Context Readings

Regulations Regarding Tribute And Holiness

27 for that is his only covering; it is his cloak for his body. What else shall he sleep in? And it shall come about that when he cries out to Me, I will hear him, for I am gracious. 28 "You shall not curse God, nor curse a ruler of your people. 29 "You shall not delay the offering from your harvest and your vintage The firstborn of your sons you shall give to Me.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.

Acts 23:5

And Paul said, "I was not aware, brethren, that he was high priest; for it is written, 'YOU SHALL NOT SPEAK EVIL OF A RULER OF YOUR PEOPLE.'"

Exodus 21:17

"He who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.

Exodus 22:8-9

"If the thief is not caught, then the owner of the house shall appear before the judges, to determine whether he laid his hands on his neighbor's property.

Jude 1:8

Yet in the same way these men, also by dreaming, defile the flesh, and reject authority, and revile angelic majesties.

Leviticus 24:16

'Moreover, the one who blasphemes the name of the LORD shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him. The alien as well as the native, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.

1 Samuel 24:6

So he said to his men, "Far be it from me because of the LORD that I should do this thing to my lord, the LORD'S anointed, to stretch out my hand against him, since he is the LORD'S anointed."

1 Samuel 24:10

"Behold, this day your eyes have seen that the LORD had given you today into my hand in the cave, and some said to kill you, but my eye had pity on you; and I said, 'I will not stretch out my hand against my lord, for he is the LORD'S anointed.'

1 Samuel 26:9

But David said to Abishai, "Do not destroy him, for who can stretch out his hand against the LORD'S anointed and be without guilt?"

Psalm 32:6

Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.

Psalm 82:1-7

God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers.

Psalm 138:1

I will give You thanks with all my heart; I will sing praises to You before the gods.

John 10:34-35

Jesus answered them, "Has it not been written in your Law, 'I SAID, YOU ARE GODS'?

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you sit to try me according to the Law, and in violation of the Law order me to be struck?"

Romans 13:2-7

Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves.

Titus 3:1-2

Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.

2 Peter 2:10

and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,

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