Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

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.

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 say not to their own hearts, that, all their wickedness, I remember, now, have their doings, beset them about, right before my face, have they been done. 3 By their wickedness, they gladden a king, and, by their flatteries, - rulers. 4 They all, are adulterers, like an oven too hot for the baker, - who leaveth off stoking, after kneading the dough, till the whole be leavened.



Cross References

Micah 7:3

Of wickedness with both hands to make sure, the ruler, doth make demand - and the judge - for a recompense, - and, as for the great man, he, is putting into words the desire of his soul, So have they woven the net!

Romans 1:32

Who, indeed, having acknowledged the righteous sentence of God, - that, they who such things as these do practise, are worthy of death, not only, the same things, are doing, but are even delighting together with them who are practising them .

Jeremiah 28:1-4

And it came to pass in that year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year in the fifth month, that Hananiah son of Azzur the prophet who was of Gibeon, spake unto me, in the house of Yahweh, before the eyes of the priests and all the people, saying:

1 Kings 22:6

Then said Jehoshaphat unto the king of Israel, - Seek, I pray thee, at once, the word of Yahweh. So the king of Israel gathered together the prophets, about four hundred men, and said unto them - Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead, to battle, or shall I forbear? And they said - Go up, that the Lord may deliver it into the hand of the king.

1 Kings 22:13

Now, the messenger who went to call Micaiah, spake unto him, saying, Behold, I pray thee, the words of the prophets, with one mouth, are good, as touching the king, let thy word, I pray thee, be as the word of one of them, so wilt thou speak that which is good.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets, have prophesied, falsely, And the priests tread down by their means, And, my people, love it, so, - What then can ye do as to her latter end?

Jeremiah 9:2

Oh that I had in the wilderness, a wayfarers lodge, That I might leave my people, and go from them, - For they all, are Adulterers, An assemblage of traitors;

Jeremiah 37:19

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

Hosea 4:2

Cursing and lying, and killing and stealing, and committing adultery, have broken forth, and, blood-shedding, unto blood-shedding, doth extend.

Hosea 5:11

Oppressed, is Ephraim, crushed in judgment, - because he hath, wilfully, walked after falsehood.

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king, the rulers, have made themselves ill, with the heat of wine, - he hath extended his hand with scoffers.

Amos 7:10-13

Then sent Amaziah, the priest of Bethel, unto Jeroboam king of Israel, saying: A conspiracy hath Amos, raised against thee, in the midst of the house of Israel, The land, is not able to endure, all his words;

Micah 6:16

For strictly observed are the statutes of Omri, and every doing of the house of Ahab, and ye have walked in their counsels, - to the end I may give thee up to desolation, and her inhabitants to hissing, that, the reproach of peoples, ye may bear.

1 John 4:5

They, are, of the world: For this cause, of the world, they speak, and the world, unto them, doth hearken.

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