Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

With their wickedness they make the king glad, And the princes with their lies.

King James Version

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

Holman Bible

They please the king with their evil, the princes with their lies.

International Standard Version

They please the king with their evil, and the princes with their dishonesty.

A Conservative Version

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the rulers with their lies.

American Standard Version

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

Amplified

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

Bible in Basic English

In their sin they make a king for themselves, and rulers in their deceit.

Darby Translation

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They make the king glad with their wickedness and the princes with their lies.

Julia Smith Translation

By their evil they will gladden the king, and the chiefs by their falsehoods.

King James 2000

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By their wickedness they make [the] king glad, and [the] officials by their treacheries.

Modern King James verseion

They make the king glad with their evil, and the rulers with their lies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They make the king and the princes, to have pleasure in their wickedness and lies.

NET Bible

The royal advisers delight the king with their evil schemes, the princes make him glad with their lies.

New Heart English Bible

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

The Emphasized Bible

By their wickedness, they gladden a king, and, by their flatteries, - rulers.

Webster

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

World English Bible

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

Youngs Literal Translation

With their wickedness they make glad a king, And with their lies -- princes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
They make the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

and the princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Ephraim's Guilt

2 And they do not consider in their hearts That I remember all their wickedness Now their deeds are all around them; They are before My face. 3 With their wickedness they make the king glad, And the princes with their lies. 4 They are all adulterers, Like an oven heated by the baker Who ceases to stir up the fire From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.



Cross References

Micah 7:3

Concerning evil, both hands do it well The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe, And a great man speaks the desire of his soul; So they weave it together.

Romans 1:32

and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.

Jeremiah 28:1-4

Now in the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, in the fifth month, Hananiah the son of Azzur, the prophet, who was from Gibeon, spoke to me in the house of the LORD in the presence of the priests and all the people, saying,

1 Kings 22:6

Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them, "Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle or shall I refrain?" And they said, "Go up, for the Lord will give it into the hand of the king."

1 Kings 22:13

Then the messenger who went to summon Micaiah spoke to him saying, "Behold now, the words of the prophets are uniformly favorable to the king. Please let your word be like the word of one of them, and speak favorably."

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, And the priests rule on their own authority; And My people love it so! But what will you do at the end of it?

Jeremiah 9:2

Oh that I had in the desert A wayfarers' lodging place; That I might leave my people And go from them! For all of them are adulterers, An assembly of treacherous men.

Jeremiah 37:19

"Where then are your prophets who prophesied to you, saying, 'The king of Babylon will not come against you or against this land'?

Hosea 4:2

There is swearing, deception, murder, stealing and adultery They employ violence, so that bloodshed follows bloodshed.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment, Because he was determined to follow man's command.

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king, the princes became sick with the heat of wine; He stretched out his hand with scoffers,

Amos 7:10-13

Then Amaziah, the priest of Bethel, sent word to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, "Amos has conspired against you in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is unable to endure all his words.

Micah 6:16

"The statutes of Omri And all the works of the house of Ahab are observed; And in their devices you walk Therefore I will give you up for destruction And your inhabitants for derision, And you will bear the reproach of My people."

1 John 4:5

They are from the world; therefore they speak as from the world, and the world listens to them.

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