Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 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.

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.

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 A snare to a man is he hath swallowed a holy thing, And after vows to make inquiry. 26 A wise king is scattering the wicked, And turneth back on them the wheel. 27 The breath of man is a lamp of Jehovah, Searching all the inner parts of the heart.



Cross References

Proverbs 20:8

A king sitting on a throne of judgment, Is scattering with his eyes all evil,

2 Samuel 4:9-12

And David answereth Rechab and Baanah his brother, sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and saith to them, 'Jehovah liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity,

2 Samuel 12:31

and the people who are in it he hath brought out, and setteth to the saw, and to cutting instruments of iron, and to axes of iron, and hath caused them to pass over into the brick-kiln; and so he doth to all the cities of the Bene-Ammon; and David turneth back, and all the people, to Jerusalem.

Psalm 101:5-8

Whoso slandereth in secret his neighbour, Him I cut off, The high of eyes and proud of heart, him I endure not.

Isaiah 28:27-28

For not with a sharp-pointed thing threshed are fitches, And the wheel of a cart on cummin turned round, For with a staff beaten out are fitches, And cummin with a rod.

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