Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 curse God, nor curse the ruler of your people [since he administers God’s law].

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.

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

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Regulations Regarding Tribute And Holiness

27 For it is his only covering; it is the clothing for his body. What will he sleep in? And if he cries out to Me, I will listen because I am compassionate. 28 “You must not blaspheme God or curse a leader among your people. 29 “You must not hold back offerings from your harvest or your vats. Give Me the firstborn of your sons.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse the king even in your thoughts,
and do not curse a rich person even in your bedroom,
for a bird of the sky may carry the message,
and a winged creature may report the matter.

Acts 23:5

“I did not know, brothers, that he was the high priest,” replied Paul. “For it is written, You must not speak evil of a ruler of your people.

Exodus 21:17

“Whoever curses his father or his mother must be put to death.

Exodus 22:8-9

If the thief is not caught, the owner of the house must present himself to the judges to determine whether or not he has taken his neighbor’s property.

Jude 1:8

Nevertheless, these dreamers likewise defile their flesh, reject authority, and blaspheme glorious ones.

Leviticus 24:16

Whoever blasphemes the name of Yahweh is to be put to death; the whole community must stone him. If he blasphemes the Name, he is to be put to death, whether the foreign resident or the native.

1 Samuel 24:6

He said to his men, “I swear before the Lord: I would never do such a thing to my lord, the Lord’s anointed. I will never lift my hand against him, since he is the Lord’s anointed.”

1 Samuel 24:10

You can see with your own eyes that the Lord handed you over to me today in the cave. Someone advised me to kill you, but I took pity on you and said: I won’t lift my hand against my lord, since he is the Lord’s anointed.

1 Samuel 26:9

But David said to Abishai, “Don’t destroy him, for who can lift a hand against the Lord’s anointed and be blameless?”

Psalm 32:6

Therefore let everyone who is faithful pray to You
at a time that You may be found.
When great floodwaters come,
they will not reach him.

Psalm 82:1-7

A psalm of Asaph.God has taken His place in the divine assembly;
He judges among the gods:

Psalm 138:1

Davidic.I will give You thanks with all my heart;
I will sing Your praise before the heavenly beings.

John 10:34-35

Jesus answered them, “Isn’t it written in your scripture, I said, you are gods?

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, “God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! You are sitting there judging me according to the law, and in violation of the law are you ordering me to be struck?”

Romans 13:2-7

So then, the one who resists the authority is opposing God’s command, and those who oppose it will bring judgment on themselves.

Titus 3:1-2

Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to obey, to be ready for every good work,

1 Peter 2:17

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the Emperor.

2 Peter 2:10

especially those who follow the polluting desires of the flesh and despise authority.

Bold, arrogant people! They do not tremble when they blaspheme the glorious ones;

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