Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, But by the mouth of the wicked it is torn down.

King James Version

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Holman Bible

A city is built up by the blessing of the upright, but it is torn down by the mouth of the wicked.

International Standard Version

Through the blessing of the righteous a city is built up, but what the wicked say tears it down.

A Conservative Version

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

American Standard Version

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted; But it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Amplified

By the blessing of the influence of the upright and God's favor [because of them] the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Bible in Basic English

By the blessing of the upright man the town is made great, but it is overturned by the mouth of the evil-doer.

Darby Translation

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted; but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Julia Smith Translation

By the blessing of the upright the city shall be exalted: and by the mouth of the unjust it shall be overthrown.

King James 2000

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By the blessing of the upright, a city will be exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked, it will be overthrown.

Modern King James verseion

By the blessing of the upright the city is lifted up, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the just are in wealth, the city prospereth; but when the ungodly have the rule, it decayeth.

NET Bible

A city is exalted by the blessing provided from the upright, but it is destroyed by the counsel of the wicked.

New Heart English Bible

By the blessing of the upright, the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

The Emphasized Bible

When the upright are blessed, exalted is the city, but, by the mouth of the lawless, it is overthrown.

Webster

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

World English Bible

By the blessing of the upright, the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Youngs Literal Translation

By the blessing of the upright is a city exalted, And by the mouth of the wicked thrown down.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
By the blessing
בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

the city
קרת 
Qereth 
Usage: 5

רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

by the mouth
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

10 When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, And when the wicked perish, there is joyful shouting. 11 By the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, But by the mouth of the wicked it is torn down. 12 He who despises his neighbor lacks sense, But a man of understanding keeps silent.



Cross References

Proverbs 29:8

Scorners set a city aflame, But wise men turn away anger.

Genesis 41:38-42

Then Pharaoh said to his servants, "Can we find a man like this, in whom is a divine spirit?"

Genesis 45:8

"Now, therefore, it was not you who sent me here, but God; and He has made me a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his household and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

2 Samuel 20:1

Now a worthless fellow happened to be there whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite; and he blew the trumpet and said, "We have no portion in David, Nor do we have inheritance in the son of Jesse; Every man to his tents, O Israel!"

2 Chronicles 32:20-22

But King Hezekiah and Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, prayed about this and cried out to heaven.

Esther 3:8-15

Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom; their laws are different from those of all other people and they do not observe the king's laws, so it is not in the king's interest to let them remain.

Esther 9:1-16

Now in the twelfth month (that is, the month Adar), on the thirteenth day when the king's command and edict were about to be executed, on the day when the enemies of the Jews hoped to gain the mastery over them, it was turned to the contrary so that the Jews themselves gained the mastery over those who hated them.

Job 22:30

"He will deliver one who is not innocent, And he will be delivered through the cleanness of your hands."

Proverbs 14:34

Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people.

Ecclesiastes 9:15

But there was found in it a poor wise man and he delivered the city by his wisdom Yet no one remembered that poor man.

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire, the very world of iniquity; the tongue is set among our members as that which defiles the entire body, and sets on fire the course of our life, and is set on fire by hell.



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