Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those who are given to change,

King James Version

My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

Holman Bible

My son, fear the Lord, as well as the king, and don't associate with rebels,

International Standard Version

My son, fear both the LORD and the king, and don't keep company with rebels.

A Conservative Version

My son, fear thou LORD and the king, [and] do not associate with those who are given to change.

American Standard Version

My son, fear thou Jehovah and the king; And company not with them that are given to change:

Amplified

My son, [reverently] fear the Lord and the king, and do not associate with those who are given to change [of allegiance, and are revolutionary],

Bible in Basic English

My son, go in fear of the Lord and the king: have nothing to do with those who are in high positions:

Darby Translation

My son, fear Jehovah and the king: meddle not with them that are given to change.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, fear the LORD and the king, and do not meddle with those that are given to change,

Julia Smith Translation

My son, fear thou Jehovah and the king: thou shalt not intermingle with those changing:

King James 2000

My son, fear the LORD and the king: and associate not with them that are given to change:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Fear Yahweh, my son, and the king; with those who change, do not associate.

Modern King James verseion

My son, fear Jehovah and the king; and do not fellowship with those who are given to change;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, fear thou the LORD and the king, and keep no company with them that slide back from his fear:

NET Bible

Fear the Lord, my child, as well as the king, and do not associate with rebels,

New Heart English Bible

My son, fear the LORD and the king. Do not join those who are rebellious:

The Emphasized Bible

Revere thou Yahweh, my son, and the king, and, with the fickle, have thou no fellowship;

Webster

My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

World English Bible

My son, fear Yahweh and the king. Don't join those who are rebellious:

Youngs Literal Translation

Fear Jehovah, my son, and the king, With changers mix not up thyself,

Interlinear

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

Usage: 0

and the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

References

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

20 For there will be no future for the evil man; The lamp of the wicked will be put out. 21 My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those who are given to change, 22 For their calamity will rise suddenly, And who knows the ruin that comes from both of them?



Cross References

Romans 13:1-7

Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.

Exodus 14:31

When Israel saw the great power which the LORD had used against the Egyptians, the people feared the LORD, and they believed in the LORD and in His servant Moses.

Numbers 16:1-3

Now Korah the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, with Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took action,

1 Samuel 8:5-7

and they said to him, "Behold, you have grown old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint a king for us to judge us like all the nations."

1 Samuel 12:12-19

"When you saw that Nahash the king of the sons of Ammon came against you, you said to me, 'No, but a king shall reign over us,' although the LORD your God was your king.

1 Samuel 24:6

So he said to his men, "Far be it from me because of the LORD that I should do this thing to my lord, the LORD'S anointed, to stretch out my hand against him, since he is the LORD'S anointed."

2 Samuel 15:13-37

Then a messenger came to David, saying, "The hearts of the men of Israel are with Absalom."

1 Kings 12:16

When all Israel saw that the king did not listen to them, the people answered the king, saying, "What portion do we have in David? We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse; To your tents, O Israel! Now look after your own house, David!" So Israel departed to their tents.

Ecclesiastes 8:2-5

I say, "Keep the command of the king because of the oath before God.

Matthew 22:21

They said to Him, "Caesar's." Then He said to them, "Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and to God the things that are God's."

Titus 3:1

Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,

1 Peter 2:13-17

Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority,



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