Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

Evil men do not understand justice; but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.

New American Standard Bible

Evil men do not understand justice,
But those who seek the Lord understand all things.

King James Version

Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

Holman Bible

Evil men do not understand justice,
but those who seek the Lord understand everything.

International Standard Version

Evil men don't understand justice, but whoever seeks the LORD understands it all.

A Conservative Version

Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek LORD understand all things.

American Standard Version

Evil men understand not justice; But they that seek Jehovah understand all things.

Amplified

Evil men do not understand justice, but they who crave and seek the Lord understand it fully.

Bible in Basic English

Evil men have no knowledge of what is right; but those who go after the Lord have knowledge of all things.

Darby Translation

Evil men understand not judgment; but they that seek Jehovah understand everything.

Julia Smith Translation

Men of evil shall not understand judgment: and they seeking Jehovah shall understand all.

King James 2000

Evil men understand not justice: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Men of evil do not understand justice, but seekers of Yahweh understand completely.

Modern King James verseion

Evil men do not understand judgment; but those who seek Jehovah understand all things.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wicked men discern not the thing that is right, but they that seek after the LORD, discuss all things.

NET Bible

Evil people do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand it all.

The Emphasized Bible

Wicked men, consider not justice, but, they who seek Yahweh, consider everything.

Webster

Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

World English Bible

Evil men don't understand justice; but those who seek Yahweh understand it fully.

Youngs Literal Translation

Evil men understand not judgment, And those seeking Jehovah understand all.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

not judgment
משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

All About Life

4 Those who forsake the Law praise the wicked; but those who keep the Law contend with them. 5 Evil men do not understand justice; but those who seek the LORD understand it fully. 6 Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in his ways, and he is rich.



Cross References

Psalm 92:6

A senseless man doesn't know, neither does a fool understand this:

John 7:17

If anyone desires to do his will, he will know about the teaching, whether it is from God, or if I am speaking from myself.

1 John 2:20

You have an anointing from the Holy One, and you all have knowledge.

1 John 2:27

As for you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you do not need for anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you concerning all things, and is true, and is no lie, and even as it taught you, you remain in him.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach; and it will be given to him.

Psalm 25:14

The friendship of the LORD is with those who fear him. He will show them his covenant.

Psalm 119:100

I understand more than the aged, because I have kept your precepts.

Proverbs 15:24

The path of life leads upward for the wise, to keep him from going downward to Sheol.

Proverbs 24:7

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he doesn't open his mouth in the gate.

Jeremiah 4:22

"For my people are foolish, they do not know me. They are foolish children, and they have no understanding. They are skillful in doing evil, but to do good they have no knowledge."

Mark 4:10-13

And when he was alone, those who were around him with the twelve asked him about the parables.

1 Corinthians 2:14-15

Now the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned.

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