Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

28 A worthless witness scoffs at justice, and the mouth of the wicked swallows iniquity. 29 Judgments are prepared for scoffers, and stripes for the backs of [self-confident] fools.



Cross References

Proverbs 26:3

A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a [straight, slender] rod for the backs of [self-confident] fools.

Proverbs 10:13

On the lips of him who has discernment skillful and godly Wisdom is found, but discipline and the rod are for the back of him who is without sense and understanding.

Proverbs 9:12

If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scorn, you alone will bear it and pay the penalty.

Proverbs 3:34

Though He scoffs at the scoffers and scorns the scorners, yet He gives His undeserved favor to the low [in rank], the humble, and the afflicted.

Proverbs 7:22

Suddenly he [yields and] follows her reluctantly like an ox moving to the slaughter, like one in fetters going to the correction [to be given] to a fool or like a dog enticed by food to the muzzle

Proverbs 17:10

A reproof enters deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred lashes into a [self-confident] fool.

Proverbs 18:6

A [self-confident] fool's lips bring contention, and his mouth invites a beating.

Isaiah 28:22

Now therefore do not be scoffers, lest the bands which bind you be made strong; for a decree of destruction have I heard from the Lord God of hosts upon the whole land and the whole earth.

Isaiah 29:20

For the terrible one [the Assyrian enemy] shall come to nought, and the scoffer shall cease, and all those who watch for iniquity [as an occasion for accusation] shall be cut off -- "

Acts 13:40-41

Take care, therefore, lest there come upon you what is spoken in the prophets:

Hebrews 12:6

For the Lord corrects and disciplines everyone whom He loves, and He punishes, even scourges, every son whom He accepts and welcomes to His heart and cherishes.

2 Peter 3:3-7

To begin with, you must know and understand this, that scoffers (mockers) will come in the last days with scoffing, [people who] walk after their own fleshly desires

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