Isaiah 32:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Behold, a king will reign righteously And princes will rule justly.

King James Version

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.

International Standard Version

"Look, a king will reign in righteousness, and rulers will rule with justice.

A Conservative Version

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and rulers shall rule in justice.

American Standard Version

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.

Amplified

Behold, a King will reign in righteousness, and princes will rule with justice.

Bible in Basic English

See, a king will be ruling in righteousness, and chiefs will give right decisions.

Darby Translation

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.

Holman Bible

Indeed, a king will reign righteously, and rulers will rule justly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, one king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall preside unto judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, a king shall reign for justice, and for chiefs they shall rule for judgment

King James 2000

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

See, a king will rule according to righteousness, and princes will rule according to justice.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and rulers shall rule in judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, a king shall govern after the rule of righteousness, and the princes shall rule according to the balance of equity.

NET Bible

Look, a king will promote fairness; officials will promote justice.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.

New simplified Bible

Some day there will be a king who rules with integrity, and national leaders who govern with righteousness. Princes will rule for the sake of justice.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! in righteousness, shall reign a king, Yea even princes, with equity, shall bear rule.

Webster

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.

World English Bible

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, for righteousness doth a king reign, As to princes, for judgment they rule.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

and princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

שׂרר 
Sarar 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

The Kingdom Of Righteousness

1 Behold, a king will reign righteously And princes will rule justly. 2 Each will be like a refuge from the wind And a shelter from the storm, Like streams of water in a dry country, Like the shade of a huge rock in a parched land.


Cross References

Isaiah 9:6-7

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 33:15

'In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch of David to spring forth; and He shall execute justice and righteousness on the earth.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

2 Samuel 23:3

"The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'He who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God,

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

Thus Hezekiah did throughout all Judah; and he did what was good, right and true before the LORD his God.

Psalm 45:1

My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

Psalm 45:6-7

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.

Psalm 72:1-4

Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son.

Psalm 99:4

The strength of the King loves justice; You have established equity; You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Isaiah 28:6

A spirit of justice for him who sits in judgment, A strength to those who repel the onslaught at the gate.

Isaiah 40:1-5

"Comfort, O comfort My people," says your God.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

"Behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign as king and act wisely And do justice and righteousness in the land.

Ezekiel 37:24

"My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd; and they will walk in My ordinances and keep My statutes and observe them.

Hosea 3:5

Afterward the sons of Israel will return and seek the LORD their God and David their king; and they will come trembling to the LORD and to His goodness in the last days.

Romans 5:21

so that, as sin reigned in death, even so grace would reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Hebrews 1:8-9

But of the Son He says, "YOUR THRONE, O GOD, IS FOREVER AND EVER, AND THE RIGHTEOUS SCEPTER IS THE SCEPTER OF HIS KINGDOM.

Revelation 17:14

"These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called and chosen and faithful."

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war.



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