Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice,
but when the wicked rule, people groan.

New American Standard Bible

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice,
But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

King James Version

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

International Standard Version

As the righteous grow powerful, people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, people groan.

A Conservative Version

When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice, but when a wicked man bears rule, the people sigh.

American Standard Version

When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.

Amplified


When the righteous are in authority and become great, the people rejoice;
But when the wicked man rules, the people groan and sigh.

Bible in Basic English

When the upright have power, the people are glad; when an evil man is ruler, grief comes on the people.

Darby Translation

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

Julia Smith Translation

In the increasing of the just the people will rejoice: and in the ruling of the unjust one the people will groan.

King James 2000

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked bears rule, the people mourn.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When the righteous are numerous, the people will rejoice, but when the wicked are ruling, people will groan.

Modern King James verseion

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people mourn.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Where the righteous have the over hand, the people are in prosperity; but where the ungodly beareth rule, there the people mourn.

NET Bible

When the righteous become numerous, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.

New Heart English Bible

When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

The Emphasized Bible

When the righteous become great, the people rejoice, but, when a lawless man beareth rule, a people sigh.

Webster

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

World English Bible

When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

the people
עם 
`am 
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867
Usage: 1867

שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

but when the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

Verse Info

Context Readings

All About Life

1 One who becomes stiff-necked,
after many reprimands
will be shattered instantly—
beyond recovery.
2 When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice,
but when the wicked rule, people groan.
3 A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father,
but one who consorts with prostitutes destroys his wealth.



Cross References

Esther 8:15

Mordecai went from the king’s presence clothed in royal purple and white, with a great gold crown and a purple robe of fine linen. The city of Susa shouted and rejoiced,

Proverbs 28:12

When the righteous triumph,
there is great rejoicing,
but when the wicked come to power,
people hide themselves.

Proverbs 11:10

When the righteous thrive, a city rejoices,
and when the wicked die, there is joyful shouting.

Esther 3:15

The couriers left, spurred on by royal command, and the law was issued in the fortress of Susa. The king and Haman sat down to drink, while the city of Susa was in confusion.

Proverbs 28:28

When the wicked come to power,
people hide,
but when they are destroyed,
the righteous flourish.


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Psalm 72:1-7

Solomonic.God, give Your justice to the king
and Your righteousness to the king’s son.

Ecclesiastes 10:5

There is an evil I have seen under the sun, an error proceeding from the presence of the ruler:

Isaiah 32:1-2

Indeed, a king will reign righteously,
and rulers will rule justly.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

“The days are coming”—this is the Lord’s declaration—
“when I will raise up a Righteous Branch of David.
He will reign wisely as king
and administer justice and righteousness in the land.

Matthew 2:3

When King Herod heard this, he was deeply disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he saw that he had been outwitted by the wise men, flew into a rage. He gave orders to massacre all the male children in and around Bethlehem who were two years old and under, in keeping with the time he had learned from the wise men.

Revelation 11:15

The seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven saying:

The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom
of our Lord and of His Messiah,
and He will reign forever and ever!

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