Parallel Verses

World English Bible

A wise king winnows 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.

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.

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.

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 to a man to make a rash dedication, then later to consider his vows. 26 A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them. 27 The spirit of man is Yahweh's lamp, searching all his innermost parts.



Cross References

Proverbs 20:8

A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

2 Samuel 4:9-12

David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said to them, "As Yahweh lives, who has redeemed my soul out of all adversity,

2 Samuel 12:31

He brought forth the people who were therein, and put them under saws, and under iron picks, and under axes of iron, and made them pass through the brick kiln: and he did so to all the cities of the children of Ammon. David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

Psalm 101:5-8

I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor. I won't tolerate one who is haughty and conceited.

Isaiah 28:27-28

For the dill are not threshed with a sharp instrument, neither is a cart wheel turned over the cumin; but the dill is beaten out with a stick, and the cumin with a rod.

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