Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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 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.

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 witness of Belial shall mock judgment: and the mouth of the unjust will swallow down iniquity. 29 Judgment was prepared for those mocking, and blows for the back of the foolish.



Cross References

Proverbs 26:3

A whip for the horse, the curb for the ass, and the rod for the back of the foolish.

Proverbs 10:13

In the lips of him understanding, wisdom shall be found: and a rod for the back of him wanting heart

Proverbs 9:12

If thou wert wise, thou wert wise for thyself: and thou mockedst, thou alone shalt suffer.

Proverbs 3:34

But he will deride to those deriding: and he will give grace to the humble.

Proverbs 7:22

He went after her suddenly as the ox will go to the slaughter, and as the fetter for the correction of the foolish.

Proverbs 17:10

A reproof will take hold upon, him understanding more than a hundred, blows the foolish.

Proverbs 18:6

The lips of the foolish one will come into contention, and his mouth will call for blows.

Isaiah 28:22

And now ye shall not be mocker's lest your bonds shall be strong: for I heard a completion and decision from the Lord. Jehovah of armies upon all the earth.

Isaiah 29:20

For the terrible one ceased, the mocker was consumed, and they watching vanity were cut off:

Acts 13:40-41

See ye, therefore, that that spoken by the prophets come not upon you.

Hebrews 12:6

For whom the Lord loves he corrects, and he chastises every son which he receives.

2 Peter 3:3-7

Knowing this first, that in the last of the days shall mockers come for deceiving, going according to their own eager desires,

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