Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

In those days no king in Israel: a man will do the right in his eyes.

New American Standard Bible

In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own eyes.

King James Version

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.

Holman Bible

In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did whatever he wanted.

International Standard Version

Back in those days, Israel didn't yet have a king, so each person did whatever seemed right in his own opinion.

A Conservative Version

In those days there was no king in Israel. Every man did that which was right in his own eyes.

American Standard Version

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.

Amplified

In those days [when the judges governed] there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes.

Bible in Basic English

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did what seemed right to him.

Darby Translation

In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes.

King James 2000

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In those days there was no king in Israel; each one did what was right in his own eyes.

Modern King James verseion

In those days there was no king in Israel. Every man did the right in his own eyes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In those days there was no king in Israel: but every man did what seemed him right.

NET Bible

In those days Israel had no king. Each man did what he considered to be right.

New Heart English Bible

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.

Webster

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.

World English Bible

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.

Youngs Literal Translation

In those days there is no king in Israel; each doth that which is right in his own eyes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In those days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

in Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

A Decision Is Made About The Tribe Of Benjamin

24 And the sons of Israel will go from there in that time, a man to his tribe and to his family, and they will go forth from there, a man to his inheritance. 25 In those days no king in Israel: a man will do the right in his eyes.


Cross References

Judges 17:6

In those days not a king in Israel, as man will do the right in his eyes.

Judges 18:1

In those days no king in Israel: and in those days the tribe of the Danites seeking for himself an inheritance to dwell in; for he fell not into an inheritance for himself in the midst of the tribes of Israel till that day.

Judges 19:1

And it will be in those days, and no king in Israel; and it will be a man, a Levite, sojourning in the sides of mount Ephraim, and he will take to him a wife, a concubine, from the House of Bread, of Judah.

Deuteronomy 12:8

Ye shall not do according to all we do here this day, every man the right in his eyes.

Judges 18:7

And the five men will go and come to Laish, and they will see the people which in the midst of her, dwelling in confidence according to the judgment of the Sidonians, quiet and confiding; and none shaming the word in the land, a possessor heaping up, and they far off from the Sidonians, and the word was not to them with man.

Psalm 12:4

Who said, By our tongues we shall prevail; our lips are with us: who is Lord over us?

Proverbs 3:5

Trust to Jehovah with all thy heart; and thou shalt not lean to thine understanding.

Proverbs 14:12

There is a way straight before man, and its latter state the ways of death.

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and thy heart shall do thee good in the days of thy youth, and go in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: and know thou, that for all these God will bring thee into judgment

Micah 2:1-2

Wo to them purposing vanity, and working evil upon their beds! In the light of the morning they will do it because it is to the strength of their hand.

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