Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, It will be reckoned a curse to him.

King James Version

He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Holman Bible

If one blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be counted as a curse to him.

International Standard Version

A friend's loud blessing early in the morning will be thought of as a curse.

A Conservative Version

He who blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be considered a curse to him.

American Standard Version

He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, It shall be counted a curse to him.

Amplified

The flatterer who loudly praises and glorifies his neighbor, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted as cursing him [for he will be suspected of sinister purposes].

Bible in Basic English

He who gives a blessing to his friend with a loud voice, getting up early in the morning, will have it put to his account as a curse.

Darby Translation

He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be reckoned a curse to him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Julia Smith Translation

He blessing his friend with a great voice, rising early in the morning, a curse shall be reckoned to him.

King James 2000

He that blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, a curse will be reckoned to him.

Modern King James verseion

He who blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that is too hasty to praise his neighbour above measure, shall be taken as one that giveth him an evil report.

NET Bible

If someone blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be counted as a curse to him.

New Heart English Bible

He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse by him.

The Emphasized Bible

He that blesseth his friend, with a loud voice, in the morning early, a reproach, shall it be reckoned to him.

Webster

He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

World English Bible

He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse by him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is saluting his friend with a loud voice, In the morning rising early, A light thing it is reckoned to him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
with a loud
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

שׁכם 
Shakam 
Usage: 65

in the morning
בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

קללה 
Q@lalah 
Usage: 33

References

Fausets

Context Readings

All About Life

13 Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for an adulterous woman hold him in pledge. 14 He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, It will be reckoned a curse to him. 15 A constant dripping on a day of steady rain And a contentious woman are alike;



Cross References

2 Samuel 15:2-7

Absalom used to rise early and stand beside the way to the gate; and when any man had a suit to come to the king for judgment, Absalom would call to him and say, "From what city are you?" And he would say, "Your servant is from one of the tribes of Israel."

2 Samuel 16:16-19

Now it came about when Hushai the Archite, David's friend, came to Absalom, that Hushai said to Absalom, "Long live the king! Long live the king!"

2 Samuel 17:7-13

So Hushai said to Absalom, "This time the advice that Ahithophel has given is not good."

1 Kings 22:6

Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them, "Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle or shall I refrain?" And they said, "Go up, for the Lord will give it into the hand of the king."

1 Kings 22:13

Then the messenger who went to summon Micaiah spoke to him saying, "Behold now, the words of the prophets are uniformly favorable to the king. Please let your word be like the word of one of them, and speak favorably."

Jeremiah 28:2-4

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'I have broken the yoke of the king of Babylon.

Acts 12:22-23

The people kept crying out, "The voice of a god and not of a man!"

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