Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

28 A worthless witness mocks justice,
and a wicked mouth swallows iniquity.
29 Judgments are prepared for mockers,
and beatings for the backs of fools.



Cross References

Proverbs 26:3

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

Proverbs 10:13

Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning,
but a rod is for the back of the one who lacks sense.

Proverbs 9:12

If you are wise, you are wise for your own benefit;
if you mock, you alone will bear the consequences.”

Proverbs 3:34

He mocks those who mock,
but gives grace to the humble.

Proverbs 7:22

He follows her impulsively
like an ox going to the slaughter,
like a deer bounding toward a trap

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke cuts into a perceptive person
more than a hundred lashes into a fool.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool’s lips lead to strife,
and his mouth provokes a beating.

Isaiah 28:22

So now, do not mock,
or your shackles will become stronger.
Indeed, I have heard from the Lord God of Hosts
a decree of destruction for the whole land.

Isaiah 29:20

For the ruthless one will vanish,
the scorner will disappear,
and all those who lie in wait with evil intent
will be killed—

Acts 13:40-41

So beware that what is said in the prophets does not happen to you:

Hebrews 12:6

for the Lord disciplines the one He loves
and punishes every son He receives.

2 Peter 3:3-7

First, be aware of this: Scoffers will come in the last days to scoff, living according to their own desires,

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