Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A wise king destroyeth the ungodly, and bringeth the 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.

Holman Bible

A wise king separates out the wicked
and drives the threshing 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 sifts out the wicked [from among the good]
And drives 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.

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.

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 snare for a man to blaspheme that which is holy, and then to go about with vows. 26 A wise king destroyeth the ungodly, and bringeth the wheel over them. 27 The lantern of the LORD is the breath of man; and goeth through all the inward parts of the body.



Cross References

Proverbs 20:8

A king that sitteth in judgment, and looketh well about him, driveth away all evil.

2 Samuel 4:9-12

And David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said unto them, "As surely as the LORD liveth, which hath delivered my soul out of all adversities:

2 Samuel 12:31

And he brought out the people that was therein and sawed them and drew harrows of iron upon them, and shred some of them with shredding knives of iron, and thrust some into furnaces. And so he served all the cities of the children of Ammon. And then David and all the people returned unto Jerusalem.

Psalm 101:5-8

Who so privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy. Whoso hath also a proud look and high stomach, I will not suffer him.

Isaiah 28:27-28

For he treadeth not the fitches out with a waine, neither bringeth he the cart here and there over the cumin, but he thresheth the fitches out with a flail, and the cumin with a rod.

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