Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'You will not curse God, and you will not 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.

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.

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 because it is his only garment; it is his cloak for his skin. In what will he sleep? {And} when he cries out to me, I will hear, because I [am] gracious. 28 " 'You will not curse God, and you will not curse a leader among your people. 29 " 'You will not delay the fullness of your harvest and the juice from your press; you will 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 the rich even in your own bedroom, for a bird of the sky may carry your voice; a winged messenger may repeat your words.

Acts 23:5

And Paul said, "I did not know, brothers, that he was high priest. For it is written, 'You must not speak evil [of] a ruler of your people.'"

Exodus 21:17

" 'And one who curses his father or his mother will surely be put to death.

Exodus 22:8-9

If the thief is not found, the owner of the house will be brought {to the sanctuary} [to learn] whether or not he reached out his hand to his neighbor's possession.

Jude 1:8

Despite that, in the same way also these [men], [because of their] dreams, defile the flesh and reject authority and blaspheme majestic beings.

Leviticus 24:16

And he who blasphemes Yahweh's name certainly shall be put to death; the whole community certainly shall stone him. As the alien, so the native shall be put to death at blaspheming his name.

1 Samuel 24:6

He said to his men, "Far be it from me in Yahweh, that I do this thing to my lord, to Yahweh's anointed one, by stretching out my hand against him! For he [is] the anointed one of Yahweh."

1 Samuel 24:10

Look, this day your eyes have seen that Yahweh gave you today into my hand in the cave, and some said to kill you. But {I took pity} on you and said, 'I will not stretch out my hand against my lord, because he [is] Yahweh's anointed one.'

1 Samuel 26:9

But David said to Abishai, "Do not destroy him! For who has stretched out his hand against Yahweh's anointed one and remained blameless?"

Psalm 32:6

Therefore let all [the] faithful pray to you at [the] time [for] finding [you]. Surely at [the] flood of many waters they will not reach him.

Psalm 82:1-7

God stands in the divine assembly; he administers judgment in the midst of [the] gods.

Psalm 138:1

I give you thanks with my whole heart; before [the] gods I sing your praise.

John 10:34-35

Jesus answered them, "Is it not 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! And are you sitting [there] judging me according to the law, and acting contrary to the law do you order me to be struck?"

Romans 13:2-7

So then, the one who resists authority resists the ordinance [which is] from God, and those who resist will receive condemnation on themselves.

Titus 3:1-2

Remind them to be subject to the rulers [and] to the authorities, to obey, to be prepared for every good work,

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all [people], love the community of believers, fear God, honor the king.

2 Peter 2:10

and especially those who go after the flesh in defiling lust and who despise authority. Bold [and] arrogant, they do not tremble in awe [as they] blaspheme majestic beings,

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