Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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.

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 own doings have surrounded them; they are before my face. 3 They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the rulers with their lies. 4 They are all adulterers. They are as an oven heated by the baker. He ceases to stir [the fire], from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.



Cross References

Micah 7:3

Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.

Romans 1:32

Who, knowing the righteousness of God, that those who commit such things are worthy of death, not only do them, but also favor those who do.

Jeremiah 28:1-4

And it came to pass the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, in the fifth month, that Hananiah the son of Azzur, the prophet, who was of Gibeon, spoke to me in the house of LORD, i

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 forbear? And they said, Go up, for LORD will deliver it into the hand of the k

1 Kings 22:13

And the messenger who went to call Micaiah spoke to him, saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets [declare] good to the king with one mouth. Let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them, and speak thou good.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means. And my people love to have it so. And what will ye do in the end thereof?

Jeremiah 9:2

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging-place of wayfaring men, that I might leave my people, and go from them! For they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Jeremiah 37:19

Where now are your prophets who prophesied to you, saying, The king of Babylon shall not come against you, nor against this land?

Hosea 4:2

There is nothing but swearing and breaking faith, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery. They break out, and blood touches blood.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed. He is crushed in judgment, because he was content to walk after [man's] command.

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king the rulers made themselves sick with the heat of wine. He stretched out his hand with scoffers.

Amos 7:10-13

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos has conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel. The land is not able to bear all his words.

Micah 6:16

For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye walk in their counsels, that I may make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing. And ye shall bear the reproach of my people.

1 John 4:5

They are of the world. Because of this they speak of the world, and the world hears them.

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