Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 They don't consider in their hearts that I remember all their wickedness. Now their own deeds have engulfed them. They are before my face. 3 They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies. 4 They are all adulterers. They are burning like an oven that the baker stops stirring, from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.



Cross References

Micah 7:3

Their hands are on that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler and judge ask for a bribe; and the powerful man dictates the evil desire of his soul. Thus they conspire together.

Romans 1:32

who, knowing the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but also approve of those who practice them.

Jeremiah 28:1-4

It happened 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 Yahweh, in the presence of the priests and of 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 forbear?" They said, "Go up; for the Lord will deliver it into the hand of the king."

1 Kings 22:13

The messenger who went to call Micaiah spoke to him, saying, "See now, the prophets declare good to the king with one mouth. Please let your word be like the word of one of them, and speak good."

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority; and my people love to have it so. What will you do in the end of it?

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 cursing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break boundaries, and bloodshed causes bloodshed.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed, he is crushed in judgment; Because he is intent in his pursuit of idols.

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king, the princes made themselves sick with the heat of wine. He joined his hand with mockers.

Amos 7:10-13

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, "Amos has conspired against you 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. You walk in their counsels, that I may make you a ruin, and her inhabitants a hissing; And you will bear the reproach of my people."

1 John 4:5

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

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