Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And blows for the back of fools.

King James Version

Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

Holman Bible

Judgments are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools.

International Standard Version

Condemnation is appropriate for mockers, just as beatings are for the backs of fools.

A Conservative Version

Judgments are prepared for scoffers, and stripes for the back of fools.

American Standard Version

Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And stripes for the back of fools.

Amplified

Judgments are prepared for scoffers, and stripes for the backs of [self-confident] fools.

Bible in Basic English

Rods are being made ready for the man of pride, and blows for the back of the foolish.

Darby Translation

Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of the foolish.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Judgments are prepared for scorners and stripes for the back of fools.

Julia Smith Translation

Judgment was prepared for those mocking, and blows for the back of the foolish.

King James 2000

Judgments are prepared for scoffers and stripes for the back of fools.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Judgments are prepared for the scoffers, and flogging for the back of fools.

Modern King James verseion

Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Punishments are ordained for the scornful, and stripes for fools' backs.

NET Bible

Judgments are prepared for scorners, and floggings for the backs of fools.

New Heart English Bible

Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.

The Emphasized Bible

Prepared for scoffers, are punishments, and stripes, for the back of dullards.

Webster

Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

World English Bible

Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.

Youngs Literal Translation

Judgments have been prepared for scorners, And stripes for the back of fools!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁפט 
Shephet 
Usage: 16

and stripes
מהלמּה 
Mahalummah 
Usage: 2

for the back
גּו 
Gev 
Usage: 7

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

28 A rascally witness makes a mockery of justice, And the mouth of the wicked spreads iniquity. 29 Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And blows for the back of fools.



Cross References

Proverbs 26:3

A whip is for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, And a rod for the back of fools.

Proverbs 10:13

On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.

Proverbs 9:12

If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, And if you scoff, you alone will bear it.

Proverbs 3:34

Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.

Proverbs 7:22

Suddenly he follows her As an ox goes to the slaughter, Or as one in fetters to the discipline of a fool,

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding Than a hundred blows into a fool.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's lips bring strife, And his mouth calls for blows.

Isaiah 28:22

And now do not carry on as scoffers, Or your fetters will be made stronger; For I have heard from the Lord GOD of hosts Of decisive destruction on all the earth.

Isaiah 29:20

For the ruthless will come to an end and the scorner will be finished, Indeed all who are intent on doing evil will be cut off;

Acts 13:40-41

"Therefore take heed, so that the thing spoken of in the Prophets may not come upon you:

Hebrews 12:6

FOR THOSE WHOM THE LORD LOVES HE DISCIPLINES, AND HE SCOURGES EVERY SON WHOM HE RECEIVES."

2 Peter 3:3-7

Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts,



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