Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Of the ruler who hearkens unto the lying word, all his ministers are evil.

New American Standard Bible

If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.

King James Version

If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.

Holman Bible

If a ruler listens to lies,
all his officials will be wicked.

International Standard Version

When a ruler is listening to lies, all of his officials tend to become wicked.

A Conservative Version

If a ruler hearkens to falsehood, all his servants are wicked.

American Standard Version

If a ruler hearkeneth to falsehood, All his servants are wicked.

Amplified

If a ruler listens to falsehood, all his officials will become wicked.

Bible in Basic English

If a ruler gives attention to false words, all his servants are evil-doers.

Darby Translation

If a ruler hearken to lying words, all his servants are wicked.

Julia Smith Translation

A ruler listening to the word of falsehood, all serving him are unjust

King James 2000

If a ruler hearkens to lies, all his servants are wicked.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A ruler listening to a word of falsehood, all his officials are wicked.

Modern King James verseion

If a ruler listens to lies, all his servants are wicked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If a prince delight in lies, all his servants are ungodly.

NET Bible

If a ruler listens to lies, all his ministers will be wicked.

New Heart English Bible

If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.

The Emphasized Bible

When a ruler giveth heed to the word of falsehood, all his attendants, become lawless.

Webster

If a ruler hearkeneth to lies, all his servants are wicked.

World English Bible

If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.

Youngs Literal Translation

A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers are wicked.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If a ruler
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

to lies
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

Verse Info

Context Readings

All About Life

11 The fool gives full rein to his spirit, but the wise man in the end will bring it into rest. 12 Of the ruler who hearkens unto the lying word, all his ministers are evil. 13 The poor and the usurer meet together; the LORD lightens both their eyes.



Cross References

1 Samuel 22:8-23

that all of you have conspired against me, and there is no one that shows me that my son has made a league with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you that is sorry for me or shows unto me that my son has stirred up my slave against me, to lie in wait against me, as at this day?

1 Samuel 23:19-23

Then those of Ziph came to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself with us in strong holds in the woods in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the right hand side of the wilderness?

2 Samuel 3:7-11

And Saul had a concubine, whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah. And Ishbosheth said to Abner, Why hast thou gone in unto my father's concubine?

2 Samuel 4:5-12

And the sons of Rimmon, the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went and came about the heat of the day to the house of Ishbosheth, who lay on a bed at noon.

1 Kings 21:11-13

And the men of his city, even the elders and the nobles who were the inhabitants in his city, did as Jezebel had sent unto them and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto them.

2 Kings 10:6-7

Then he wrote a letter the second time to them, saying, If ye are mine and if ye will hearken unto my voice, take the heads of the male sons of your master and come to me to Jezreel by tomorrow this time. Now the king's sons, being seventy males, were with the great men of the city, who had brought them up.

Psalm 52:2-4

Thy tongue devises wickedness like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Psalm 101:5-7

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

Proverbs 20:8

A king that sits in the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

Proverbs 25:23

The north wind drives away rain, so does an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.

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