Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“He makes counselors walk barefoot
And makes fools of judges.

King James Version

He leadeth counsellers away spoiled, and maketh the judges fools.

Holman Bible

He leads counselors away barefoot
and makes judges go mad.

International Standard Version

He leads counselors away naked; he turns judges into fools.

A Conservative Version

He leads counselors away stripped, and he makes judges fools.

American Standard Version

He leadeth counsellors away stripped, And judges maketh he fools.

Amplified


“He makes [great and scheming] counselors walk barefoot
And makes fools of judges.

Bible in Basic English

He takes away the wisdom of the wise guides, and makes judges foolish;

Darby Translation

He leadeth counsellors away spoiled, and judges maketh he fools;

Julia Smith Translation

Leading away counselors stripped off and he will make foolish the judges

King James 2000

He leads counselors away plundered, and makes the judges fools.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He leads counselors away stripped, and he makes fools of judges.

Modern King James verseion

He leads wise men away stripped, and makes the judges fools.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He carrieth away the wise men, as it were a spoil, and bringeth the judges out of their wits.

NET Bible

He leads counselors away stripped and makes judges into fools.

New Heart English Bible

He leads counselors away stripped. He makes judges fools.

The Emphasized Bible

Who leadeth away counsellors as a spoil, and, judges, He befooleth:

Webster

He leadeth counselors away spoiled, and maketh the judges fools.

World English Bible

He leads counselors away stripped. He makes judges fools.

Youngs Literal Translation

Causing counsellors to go away a spoil, And judges He maketh foolish.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He leadeth
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

שׁילל שׁוללo 
Showlal 
Usage: 3

and maketh the judges
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

If You Want To Learn

16 “With Him are strength and sound wisdom,
The misled and the misleader belong to Him.
17 “He makes counselors walk barefoot
And makes fools of judges.
18 “He loosens the bond of kings
And binds their loins with a girdle.



Cross References

2 Samuel 17:23

Now when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey and arose and went to his home, to his city, and set his house in order, and strangled himself; thus he died and was buried in the grave of his father.

Isaiah 29:14

Therefore behold, I will once again deal marvelously with this people, wondrously marvelous;
And the wisdom of their wise men will perish,
And the discernment of their discerning men will be concealed.”

2 Samuel 15:31

Now someone told David, saying, “Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom.” And David said, “O Lord, I pray, make the counsel of Ahithophel foolishness.”

2 Samuel 17:14

Then Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel.” For the Lord had ordained to thwart the good counsel of Ahithophel, so that the Lord might bring calamity on Absalom.

Job 3:14

With kings and with counselors of the earth,
Who rebuilt ruins for themselves;

Job 9:24

“The earth is given into the hand of the wicked;
He covers the faces of its judges.
If it is not He, then who is it?

Isaiah 19:12-14

Well then, where are your wise men?
Please let them tell you,
And let them understand what the Lord of hosts
Has purposed against Egypt.

1 Corinthians 1:19-20

For it is written,
I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
And the cleverness of the clever I will set aside.”

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