Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"By me kings reign, And rulers decree justice.

King James Version

By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Holman Bible

It is by me that kings reign and rulers enact just law;

International Standard Version

Kings reign by me, and rulers dispense justice through me.

A Conservative Version

By me kings reign, and rulers decree justice.

American Standard Version

By me kings reign, And princes decree justice.

Amplified

By me kings reign and rulers decree justice.

Bible in Basic English

Through me kings have their power, and rulers give right decisions.

Darby Translation

By me kings reign, and rulers make just decrees;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

By me the kings reign, and the princes decree justice.

Julia Smith Translation

By me kings shall reign, and princes shall decree justice.

King James 2000

By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By me kings reign, and rulers decree righteousness.

Modern King James verseion

By me kings reign and princes decree justice.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Through me, kings reign: through me, princes make just laws.

NET Bible

Kings reign by means of me, and potentates decree righteousness;

New Heart English Bible

By me kings reign, and rulers decree justice.

New simplified Bible

Kings reign by me, and princes decree justice.

The Emphasized Bible

By me, kings reign, and dignitaries decree righteousness;

Webster

By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

World English Bible

By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Youngs Literal Translation

By me kings reign, and princes decree righteousness,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
By me kings
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

and princes
רזן 
Razan 
Usage: 6

חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Wisdom Calls

14 "Counsel is mine and sound wisdom; I am understanding, power is mine. 15 "By me kings reign, And rulers decree justice. 16 "By me princes rule, and nobles, All who judge rightly.



Cross References

Daniel 2:21

"It is He who changes the times and the epochs; He removes kings and establishes kings; He gives wisdom to wise men And knowledge to men of understanding.

Romans 13:1

Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

Revelation 19:16

And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS."

1 Samuel 9:17

When Samuel saw Saul, the LORD said to him, "Behold, the man of whom I spoke to you! This one shall rule over My people."

1 Samuel 16:1

Now the LORD said to Samuel, "How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have selected a king for Myself among his sons."

1 Kings 3:9

"So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?"

1 Kings 3:28

When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice.

1 Kings 5:7

When Hiram heard the words of Solomon, he rejoiced greatly and said, "Blessed be the LORD today, who has given to David a wise son over this great people."

1 Kings 10:9

"Blessed be the LORD your God who delighted in you to set you on the throne of Israel; because the LORD loved Israel forever, therefore He made you king, to do justice and righteousness."

1 Chronicles 28:5

"Of all my sons (for the LORD has given me many sons), He has chosen my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.

Psalm 72:1-4

Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son.

Psalm 99:4

The strength of the King loves justice; You have established equity; You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Isaiah 1:26

"Then I will restore your judges as at the first, And your counselors as at the beginning; After that you will be called the city of righteousness, A faithful city."

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, a king will reign righteously And princes will rule justly.

Jeremiah 27:5-7

"I have made the earth, the men and the beasts which are on the face of the earth by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and I will give it to the one who is pleasing in My sight.

Jeremiah 33:15

'In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch of David to spring forth; and He shall execute justice and righteousness on the earth.

Daniel 4:25

that you be driven away from mankind and your dwelling place be with the beasts of the field, and you be given grass to eat like cattle and be drenched with the dew of heaven; and seven periods of time will pass over you, until you recognize that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.

Daniel 4:32

and you will be driven away from mankind, and your dwelling place will be with the beasts of the field You will be given grass to eat like cattle, and seven periods of time will pass over you until you recognize that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.'

Daniel 5:18-31

"O king, the Most High God granted sovereignty, grandeur, glory and majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your father.

Daniel 7:13-14

"I kept looking in the night visions, And behold, with the clouds of heaven One like a Son of Man was coming, And He came up to the Ancient of Days And was presented before Him.

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war.

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