Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 purity and the pure in heart and who is gracious in speech -- "because of the grace of his lips will he have the king for his friend. 12 The eyes of the Lord keep guard over knowledge and him who has it, but He overthrows the words of the treacherous. 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 the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth to show Himself strong in behalf of those whose hearts are blameless toward Him. You have done foolishly in this; therefore, from now on you shall have wars.

Job 5:12-13

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise or anything of [lasting] worth.

Isaiah 59:19-21

So [as the result of the Messiah's intervention] they shall [reverently] fear the name of the Lord from the west, and His glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him and put him to flight [for He will come like a rushing stream which the breath of the Lord drives].

Matthew 16:16-18

Simon Peter replied, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Acts 5:39

But if it is of God, you will not be able to stop or overthrow or destroy them; you might even be found fighting against God!

Acts 8:9-12

But there was a man named Simon, who had formerly practiced magic arts in the city to the utter amazement of the Samaritan nation, claiming that he himself was an extraordinary and distinguished person.

Acts 12:23-24

And at once an angel of the Lord smote him and cut him down, because he did not give God the glory (the preeminence and kingly majesty that belong to Him as the supreme Ruler); and he was eaten by worms and died.

Acts 13:8-12

But Elymas the wise man -- "for that is the translation of his name [ which he had given himself] -- "opposed them, seeking to keep the proconsul from accepting the faith.

2 Thessalonians 2:8

And then the lawless one (the antichrist) will be revealed and the Lord Jesus will slay him with the breath of His mouth and bring him to an end by His appearing at His coming.

2 Timothy 3:8-9

Now just as Jannes and Jambres were hostile to and resisted Moses, so these men also are hostile to and oppose the Truth. They have depraved and distorted minds, and are reprobate and counterfeit and to be rejected as far as the faith is concerned.

Revelation 11:3-11

And I will grant the power of prophecy to My two witnesses for 1,260 (42 months; three and one-half years), dressed in sackcloth.

Revelation 12:14-17

But the woman was supplied with the two wings of a giant eagle, so that she might fly from the presence of the serpent into the desert (wilderness), to the retreat where she is to be kept safe and fed for a time, and times, and half a time (three and one-half years, or 1,260 days).

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