Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.


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International Standard Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


Judgments are prepared for scoffers,
And beatings for the backs of [thickheaded] 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.

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

28 A worthless witness mocks at justice, and the mouth of the wicked swallows iniquity. 29 Judgments are prepared for scoffers, and stripes for the back of fools.



Cross References

Proverbs 26:3

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

Proverbs 10:13

In the lips of him who has discernment wisdom is found, but a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.

Proverbs 9:12

If thou are wise, thou are wise for thyself. And if thou scoff, thou alone shall bear it.

Proverbs 3:34

Surely {the Lord is opposed to the arrogant (LXX/NT)}, but he gives grace to the lowly.

Proverbs 7:22

He goes after her straightaway, as an ox goes to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks,

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke enters deeper into him who has understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for stripes.

Isaiah 28:22

Now therefore be ye not scoffers, lest your bonds be made strong. For I have heard a decree of destruction from the Lord, LORD of hosts, upon the whole earth.

Isaiah 29:20

For the terrible one is brought to nothing, and the scoffer ceases. And all those who watch for iniquity are cut off,

Acts 13:40-41

Watch therefore, lest that which is spoken in the prophets should come upon you:

Hebrews 12:6

For whom Lord loves he chastens. And he whips every son whom he receives.

2 Peter 3:3-7

Knowing this first, that there will come at the end of the days, scoffers, proceeding according to their own desires,

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