Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Many seek the ruler's face; but a man's right judgment is from Jehovah.

New American Standard Bible

Many seek the ruler's favor, But justice for man comes from the LORD.

King James Version

Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.

Holman Bible

Many seek a ruler’s favor,
but a man receives justice from the Lord.

International Standard Version

Many seek a ruler's favor, but justice for a man comes from the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice [is] from LORD.

American Standard Version

Many seek the ruler's favor; But a man's judgment cometh from Jehovah.

Amplified

Many crave and seek the ruler's favor, but the wise man [waits] for justice from the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

The approval of a ruler is desired by great numbers: but the decision in a man's cause comes from the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

Many are seeking the face of the ruler, and from Jehovah a man's judgment

King James 2000

Many seek the ruler's favor; but every man's judgment comes from the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Many are those who seek the {favor} of a ruler, but from Yahweh {one obtains justice}.

Modern King James verseion

Many seek the ruler's favor; but each man's judgment comes from Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Many there be that seek the prince's favour, but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.

NET Bible

Many people seek the face of a ruler, but it is from the Lord that one receives justice.

New Heart English Bible

Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice comes from the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Many, seek the face of a ruler, but, from Yahweh, is the sentence of each one.

Webster

Many seek the ruler's favor; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.

World English Bible

Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice comes from Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Many are seeking the face of a ruler, And from Jehovah is the judgment of each.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

the ruler's
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

but every man's
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

Context Readings

All About Life

25 The fear of man bringeth a snare; but whoso putteth his confidence in Jehovah is protected. 26 Many seek the ruler's face; but a man's right judgment is from Jehovah. 27 An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; and he that is of upright way is an abomination to the wicked man.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:6

Many court the favour of a noble; and every one is friend to a man that giveth.

Psalm 20:9

Save, Jehovah! Let the king answer us in the day we call.

Genesis 43:14

And the Almighty God give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother and Benjamin! And I, if I be bereaved of children, am bereaved.

Ezra 7:27-28

Blessed be Jehovah the God of our fathers, who has put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to beautify the house of Jehovah which is at Jerusalem;

Nehemiah 1:11

O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants who delight to fear thy name; and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. Now I was the king's cupbearer.

Esther 4:16

Go, gather together all the Jews that are found in Shushan, and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise, and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.

Psalm 62:12

And unto thee, O Lord, belongeth loving-kindness; for thou renderest to every man according to his work.

Proverbs 16:7

When a man's ways please Jehovah, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Proverbs 19:21

Many are the thoughts in a man's heart, but the counsel of Jehovah, that doth stand.

Proverbs 21:1

The king's heart in the hand of Jehovah is as brooks of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

Isaiah 46:9-11

Remember the former things of old; for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me;

Isaiah 49:4

And I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought and in vain; nevertheless my judgment is with Jehovah, and my work with my God.

Daniel 4:35

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the army of the heavens, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

1 Corinthians 4:4

For I am conscious of nothing in myself; but I am not justified by this: but he that examines me is the Lord.

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