Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 Fear of man causeth a snare, And the confident in Jehovah is set on high. 26 Many are seeking the face of a ruler, And from Jehovah is the judgment of each. 27 An abomination to the righteous is the perverse man, And an abomination to the wicked is the upright in the way!



Cross References

Proverbs 19:6

Many entreat the face of the noble, And all have made friendship to a man of gifts.

Psalm 20:9

O Jehovah, save the king, He doth answer us in the day we call!

Genesis 43:14

and God Almighty give to you mercies before the man, so that he hath sent to you your other brother and Benjamin; and I, when I am bereaved -- I am bereaved.'

Ezra 7:27-28

Blessed is Jehovah, God of our fathers, who hath given such a thing as this in the heart of the king, to beautify the house of Jehovah that is in Jerusalem,

Nehemiah 1:11

'I beseech Thee, O Lord, let, I pray Thee, Thine ear be attentive unto the prayer of Thy servant, and unto the prayer of Thy servants, those delighting to fear Thy Name; and give prosperity, I pray Thee, to Thy servant to-day, and give him for mercies before this man;' and I have been butler to the king.

Esther 4:16

Go, gather all the Jews who are found in Shushan, and fast for me, and do not eat nor drink three days, by night and by day; also I and my young women do fast likewise, and so I go in unto the king, that is not according to law, and when I have perished -- I have perished.'

Psalm 62:12

And with Thee, O Lord, is kindness, For Thou dost recompense to each, According to his work!

Proverbs 16:7

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

Proverbs 19:21

Many are the purposes in a man's heart, And the counsel of Jehovah it standeth.

Proverbs 21:1

Rivulets of waters is the heart of a king in the hand of Jehovah, Wherever He pleaseth He inclineth it.

Isaiah 46:9-11

Remember former things of old, For I am Mighty, and there is none else, God -- and there is none like Me.

Isaiah 49:4

And I said, 'For a vain thing I laboured, For emptiness and vanity my power I consumed, But my judgment is with Jehovah, And my wage with my God.

Daniel 4:35

and all who are dwelling on the earth as nothing are reckoned, and according to his will He is doing among the forces of the heavens and those dwelling on the earth, and there is none that doth clap with his hand, and saith to Him, What hast Thou done?

1 Corinthians 4:4

for of nothing to myself have I been conscious, but not in this have I been declared right -- and he who is discerning me is the Lord:

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