Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 [uncompromisingly] righteous are in authority, 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 He that being often reproved hardens his neck shall suddenly be destroyed and that without remedy. 2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice, but when the wicked bear rule, the people mourn. 3 Whosoever loves wisdom causes his father to rejoice, but he that maintains harlots shall lose his inheritance.



Cross References

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white and with a great crown of gold and with a mantel of fine linen and purple; and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.

Proverbs 28:12

When the righteous rejoice, there is great glory, but when the wicked rise, the sane man hides himself.

Proverbs 11:10

When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, and when the wicked perish, there are feasts.

Esther 3:15

The posts went out in haste by the king's commandment, and the law was given in Shushan, the palace. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Shushan was perplexed.

Proverbs 28:28

When the wicked rise, sane men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous multiply.

Psalm 72:1-7

Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.

Ecclesiastes 10:5

There is another evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceeds from the ruler:

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, one king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall preside unto judgment.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper and shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.

Matthew 2:3

When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled and all Jerusalem with him.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, seeing that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth and sent forth and killed all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the borders thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had understood of the wise men.

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet, and there were great voices in the heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are reduced unto our Lord and to his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.

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