Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

They who forsake instruction, praise one who is lawless, while, they who keep instruction, are at strife with them.

New American Standard Bible

Those who forsake the law praise the wicked,
But those who keep the law strive with them.

King James Version

They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.

Holman Bible

Those who reject the law praise the wicked,
but those who keep the law battle against them.

International Standard Version

Those who forsake the Law praise the wicked, but whoever keeps it fights them.

A Conservative Version

Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but such as keep the law contend with them.

American Standard Version

They that forsake the law praise the wicked; But such as keep the law contend with them.

Amplified


Those who set aside the law [of God and man] praise the wicked,
But those who keep the law [of God and man] struggle with them.

Bible in Basic English

Those who have no respect for the law give praise to the evil-doer; but such as keep the law are against him.

Darby Translation

They that forsake the law praise the wicked; but such as keep the law contend with them.

Julia Smith Translation

They forsaking the law will praise the unjust: and they watching the law, shall contend with them.

King James 2000

They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Those who forsake instruction will praise the wicked, but they who guard instruction will struggle against them.

Modern King James verseion

Those who forsake the law praise the wicked; but those who keep the law plead against them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They that forsake the law, praise the ungodly; but such as keep the law, abhor them.

NET Bible

Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law contend with them.

New Heart English Bible

Those who forsake the Law praise the wicked; but those who keep the Law contend with them.

Webster

They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.

World English Bible

Those who forsake the law praise the wicked; but those who keep the law contend with them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Those forsaking the law praise the wicked, Those keeping the law plead against them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
Usage: 219
Usage: 219

the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

but such as keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

גּרה 
Garah 
Usage: 14

Context Readings

All About Life

3 A poor man, who oppresseth the helpless, is like a rain beating down, leaving no food. 4 They who forsake instruction, praise one who is lawless, while, they who keep instruction, are at strife with them. 5 Wicked men, consider not justice, but, they who seek Yahweh, consider everything.



Cross References

1 Kings 18:18

And he said - I have not troubled Israel, but, thou and the house of thy father, - in that ye have forsaken the commandments of Yahweh, and followed Baal.

Matthew 3:7

But, seeing, many of the Pharisees and Sadducees, coming unto his immersion, he said to them, - Broods of vipers! who suggested to you, to be fleeing from the coming wrath?

Matthew 14:4

for John had been saying to him, It is not allowed thee, to have her.

Romans 1:32

Who, indeed, having acknowledged the righteous sentence of God, - that, they who such things as these do practise, are worthy of death, not only, the same things, are doing, but are even delighting together with them who are practising them .

Ephesians 5:11

And be not joining in fellowship in the unfruitful works of darkness, but, rather, be even administering reproof;

1 Kings 18:21

And Elijah drew near unto all the people, and said - How long are ye limping on the two divided opinions? If, Yahweh, be GOD, follow, him, but, if, Baal, follow, him. But the people answered him, not a word.

Psalm 10:3

For the lawless one hath boasted over the longing of his soul, and, the robber, hath blasphemed Yahweh.

Psalm 49:18

For, though, his own self - while he lived, he used to bless, And they will praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself,

1 Samuel 15:14-24

And Samuel said, What then is this bleating of sheep, in mine ears, - and the lowing of oxen, which I can hear?

1 Samuel 22:14-15

Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, - But who, among all thy servants, like David, is, faithful, being son-in-law to the king, and, cometh near to have audience with thee, and is, honoured in thy household?

1 Samuel 23:19-21

Then came up the Ziphites unto Saul in Gibeah, saying, - Is not David hiding himself with us, in the strongholds in the thicket, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the right of Jeshimon?

1 Kings 20:41-42

Then hastened he, and removed the turban from over his eyes, - and the king of Israel knew him, that, of the prophets, was, he.

1 Kings 21:19-20

Then shalt thou speak unto him, saying - Thus, saith Yahweh, Hast thou committed murder, and also taken possession? Then shalt thou speak unto him, saying: Thus, saith Yahweh, In the place where the dogs have lapped up the blood of Naboth, shall the dogs lap up thy blood, even thine.

1 Kings 22:19-28

Then he said, Therefore, hear thou the word of Yahweh, - I saw Yahweh, sitting upon his throne, and all the host of the heavens, standing by him, on his right hand, and on his left.

2 Kings 3:13-14

And Elisha said unto the king of Israel - What have I and thou in common? get thee unto the prophets of thy father, and unto the prophets of thy mother. But the king of Israel said to him - Nay! for Yahweh hath called together these three kings, to deliver them into the hand of Moab.

Nehemiah 5:7-13

So my heart took counsel unto me and I contended with the nobles and with the deputies, and said to them, A loan on interest - every man to his brother, are ye making, - So I appointed over them a great assembly;

Nehemiah 13:8-11

and it grieved me exceedingly, - and I cast forth all the household utensils of Tobiah, outside of the chamber.

Nehemiah 13:15

In those days, saw I in Judah - some treading winepresses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves and lading asses, moreover also wine, grapes, and figs, and every kind of burden, which they were bringing into Jerusalem on the sabbath day, - so I protested against it, as a day for them to sell provisions.

Nehemiah 13:17-20

so I contended with the nobles of Judah, - and said unto them, What is this wicked thing which, ye, are doing, and profaning the sabbath day?

Nehemiah 13:23-26

Moreover, in these days, saw I the Jews who had married women of Ashdod, of Ammon, of Moab;

Nehemiah 13:28

And, one of the sons of Joiada, son of Eliashib the high priest, was son-in-law to Sanballat the Horonite, - therefore I chased him from me.

Jeremiah 5:30

An astounding and horrible thing, hath been brought to pass in the land:

Matthew 3:15

But Jesus answering, said unto him, Suffer me even now, - for, thus, it becometh us, to fulfil, all righteousness; then, he suffered him.

Acts 12:22

And, the populace, began to shout - A god's, voice, and not, a man's!

Acts 15:2

And, when Paul and Barnabas had had no little dissension and discussion with them, it was arranged that Paul and Barnabas and certain others from among them should go up unto the Apostles and Elders in Jerusalem concerning this question,

Acts 19:9

But, when some were hardening themselves, and refusing to be persuaded, speaking evil of the Way before the throng, withdrawing from them, he separated the disciples; day by day, reasoning in the school of Tyrannus.

Acts 24:2-4

And, when he was called, Tertullus began to make accusation, saying - Seeing that, great peace, we are obtaining through thee, and that, reforms, are being brought about for this nation through thy forethought,

Galatians 2:3-6

But, not even Titus, who was with me, though he was a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised; -

1 Thessalonians 2:2

But, though we had previously suffered, and been insulted, even as ye know, in Philippi, we waxed bold in our God to speak unto you the glad-message of God with much conflict.

1 John 4:5

They, are, of the world: For this cause, of the world, they speak, and the world, unto them, doth hearken.

Jude 1:3

Beloved! though I was using all diligence to be writing unto you concerning our common salvation, yet have I had necessity to write at once unto you, exhorting you to be earnestly contending for, the faith, once for all delivered unto the saints.

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