Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

A wise king separates out the wicked
and drives the threshing wheel over them.

New American Standard Bible

A wise king winnows the wicked, And drives the threshing wheel over them.

King James Version

A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

International Standard Version

A wise king sifts the wicked, crushing them with the threshing wheel.

A Conservative Version

A wise king winnows the wicked, and brings the wheel over them.

American Standard Version

A wise king winnoweth the wicked, And bringeth the threshing -wheel over them.

Amplified

A wise king winnows out the wicked [from among the good] and brings the threshing wheel over them [to separate the chaff from the grain].

Bible in Basic English

A wise king puts evil-doers to flight, and makes their evil-doing come back on them.

Darby Translation

A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A wise king scatters the wicked and brings the wheel over them.

Julia Smith Translation

A wise king scatters the unjust, and he will turn back a wheel over them.

King James 2000

A wise king winnows the wicked, and drives the wheel over them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A wise king winnows the wicked, and he will drive a wheel over them.

Modern King James verseion

A wise king scatters the wicked and brings the wheel over them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A wise king destroyeth the ungodly, and bringeth the wheel over them.

NET Bible

A wise king separates out the wicked; he turns the threshing wheel over them.

New Heart English Bible

A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.

The Emphasized Bible

A wise king, winnoweth out the lawless, when he hath turned over them the wheel.

Webster

A wise king scatterreth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

World English Bible

A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.

Youngs Literal Translation

A wise king is scattering the wicked, And turneth back on them the wheel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

and bringeth
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

the wheel
אפן אופן 
'owphan 
Usage: 35

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

25 It is a trap for anyone to dedicate something rashly
and later to reconsider his vows.
26 A wise king separates out the wicked
and drives the threshing wheel over them.
27 The Lord’s lamp sheds light on a person’s life,
searching the innermost parts.



Cross References

Proverbs 20:8

A king sitting on a throne to judge
sifts out all evil with his eyes.

2 Samuel 4:9-12

But David answered Rechab and his brother Baanah, sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, “As the Lord lives, the One who has redeemed my life from every distress,

2 Samuel 12:31

He removed the people who were in the city and put them to work with saws, iron picks, and iron axes, and to labor at brickmaking. He did the same to all the Ammonite cities. Then he and all his troops returned to Jerusalem.

Psalm 101:5-8

I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.

Isaiah 28:27-28

Certainly black cumin is not threshed
with a threshing board,
and a cart wheel is not rolled over the cumin.
But black cumin is beaten out with a stick,
and cumin with a rod.

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