Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 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.

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 A man often reproved, hardening the neck, Is suddenly broken, and there is no healing. 2 In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh. 3 A man loving wisdom rejoiceth his father, And a friend of harlots destroyeth wealth.



Cross References

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went out from before the king, in royal clothing of blue and white, and a great crown of gold, and a garment of fine linen and purple, and the city of Shushan hath rejoiced and been glad;

Proverbs 28:12

In the exulting of the righteous the glory is abundant, And in the rising of the wicked man is apprehensive.

Proverbs 11:10

In the good of the righteous a city exulteth, And in the destruction of the wicked is singing.

Esther 3:15

The runners have gone forth, hastened by the word of the king, and the law hath been given in Shushan the palace, and the king and Haman have sat down to drink, and the city Shushan is perplexed.

Proverbs 28:28

In the rising of the wicked a man is hidden, And in their destruction the righteous multiply!

Psalm 72:1-7

By Solomon. O God, Thy judgments to the king give, And Thy righteousness to the king's son.

Ecclesiastes 10:5

There is an evil I have seen under the sun, As an error that goeth out from the ruler,

Isaiah 32:1-2

Lo, for righteousness doth a king reign, As to princes, for judgment they rule.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Lo, days are coming -- an affirmation of Jehovah, And I have raised to David a righteous shoot, And a king hath reigned and acted wisely, And done judgment and righteousness in the earth.

Matthew 2:3

And Herod the king having heard, was stirred, and all Jerusalem with him,

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, having seen that he was deceived by the mages, was very wroth, and having sent forth, he slew all the male children in Beth-Lehem, and in all its borders, from two years and under, according to the time that he inquired exactly from the mages.

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh messenger did sound, and there came great voices in the heaven, saying, 'The kingdoms of the world did become those of our Lord and of His Christ, and he shall reign to the ages of the ages!'

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