Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Many seek the ruler's favour, but each man's judgment comes from the LORD.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 brings a snare, but whosoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be lifted up. 26 Many seek the ruler's favour, but each man's judgment comes from the LORD. 27 An unjust man is an abomination to the just, and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:6

Many will intreat the favour of the prince, but every man is a friend to him that gives.

Psalm 20:9

The LORD saves the king; let him hear us on the day when we call.

Genesis 43:14

And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may let your other brother go, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my sons, I am bereaved.

Ezra 7:27-28

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

Nehemiah 1:11

O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy slave and to the prayer of thy slaves who desire to fear thy name; and prosper, I pray thee, thy slave this day, and grant him grace before this man. For I was the king's cupbearer.

Esther 4:16

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

Psalm 62:12

Also unto thee, O Lord, belongs mercy, for thou renderest to every man according to his work.

Proverbs 16:7

When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

Proverbs 19:21

There are many thoughts in the heart of man; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD shall stand.

Proverbs 21:1

The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water, he turns it wherever he will.

Isaiah 46:9-11

Remember the former things of old, for I am God, and there is no one else; I am God, and there is no one like me,

Isaiah 49:4

But I said, I have laboured in vain; I have spent my strength for nothing, and in vain; yet surely my judgment is before the LORD and my recompense with my God.

Daniel 4:35

and all the inhabitants of the earth are counted as nothing; and in the army of heaven and in the inhabitants of the earth, he does according to his will; nor is there anyone who can interfere with his hand and say unto him, What doest thou?

1 Corinthians 4:4

For although I have nothing on my conscience, yet am I not hereby justified, but he that judges me is the Lord.

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