Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

The eyes of LORD preserve knowledge, but he overthrows the words of the treacherous man.

New American Standard Bible

The eyes of the Lord preserve knowledge,
But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man.

King James Version

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.

Holman Bible

The Lord’s eyes keep watch over knowledge,
but He overthrows the words of the treacherous.

International Standard Version

The LORD watches over anyone with knowledge, but he ruins the plans of the unfaithful.

American Standard Version

The eyes of Jehovah preserve him that hath knowledge; But he overthroweth the words of the treacherous man.

Amplified


The eyes of the Lord keep guard over knowledge and the one who has it,
But He overthrows the words of the treacherous.

Bible in Basic English

The eyes of the Lord keep knowledge, but by him the acts of the false man will be overturned.

Darby Translation

The eyes of Jehovah preserve knowledge; but he overthroweth the words of the unfaithful.

Julia Smith Translation

The eyes of Jehovah guarded knowledge, and he will overthrow the words of him transgressing.

King James 2000

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthrows the words of the transgressor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The eyes of Yahweh keep watch over knowledge, but he will overthrow the words of the faithless.

Modern King James verseion

The eyes of Jehovah keep knowledge, and He overthrows the words of the transgressor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge; but as for the words of the despiteful, he bringeth them to naught.

NET Bible

The eyes of the Lord guard knowledge, but he overthrows the words of the faithless person.

New Heart English Bible

The eyes of the LORD watch over knowledge; but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.

The Emphasized Bible

The eyes of Yahweh, watch over knowledge, therefore hath he overturned the words of the treacherous.

Webster

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.

World English Bible

The eyes of Yahweh watch over knowledge; but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.

Youngs Literal Translation

The eyes of Jehovah have kept knowledge, And He overthroweth the words of the treacherous.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of the Lord

Usage: 0

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

and he overthroweth
סלף 
Calaph 
Usage: 7

the words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

11 He who loves pureness of heart, [for] the grace of his lips, the king will be his friend. 12 The eyes of LORD preserve knowledge, but he overthrows the words of the treacherous man. 13 The sluggard says, There is a lion outside. I shall be slain in the streets.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong on behalf of those whose heart is perfect toward him. In this thou have done foolishly, for from henceforth thou shall have wars.

Job 5:12-13

He frustrates the devices of the crafty so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

Isaiah 59:19-21

So they shall fear the name of LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. For he will come as a rushing stream, which the breath of LORD drives.

Matthew 16:16-18

And Simon Peter having answered, said, Thou are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Acts 5:39

but if it is from God, ye cannot overthrow it, and perhaps ye may be found to be fighting against God.

Acts 8:9-12

But a certain man in the city, Simon by name, was formerly practicing sorcery, and fascinating the nation of Samaria, saying himself to be some great man,

Acts 12:23-24

And immediately an agent of Lord struck him, because he did not give glory to God. And after becoming worm-eaten, he expired.

Acts 13:8-12

But Elymas the sorcerer (for so his name is translated) opposed them, seeking to deviate the proconsul from the faith.

2 Thessalonians 2:8

And then the lawless will be revealed, whom the Lord will consume with the spirit of his mouth, and will neutralize at the appearance of his coming.

2 Timothy 3:8-9

And by which way Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so also do these oppose the truth. Men corrupted in mind, worthless about the faith.

Revelation 11:3-11

And I will give to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy a thousand two hundred and sixty days clothed in sackcloth.

Revelation 12:14-17

And two wings of the great eagle were given to the woman, so that she might fly into the wilderness to her place. So that she might be nourished there for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.

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