Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

By me kings reign and princes decree justice.

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 decide and 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;

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 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.

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 and sound wisdom are mine; I am understanding; I have strength. 15 By me kings reign and princes decree justice. 16 Princes rule by me, and nobles, all the judges of the earth.



Cross References

Daniel 2:21

And He changes the times and the seasons; He removes kings and sets up kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding.

Romans 13:1

Let every soul be subject to the higher authorities. For there is no authority but of God; the authorities that exist are ordained by God.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All authority is given to Me in Heaven and in earth.

Revelation 19:16

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

1 Samuel 9:17

And when Samuel saw Saul, Jehovah said to him, Behold the man of whom I spoke to you! This one shall reign over My people.

1 Samuel 16:1

And Jehovah said to Samuel, How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go. I will send you to Jesse of Bethlehem. For I have seen a king for Me among his sons.

1 Kings 3:9

And give to Your servant an understanding heart, to judge Your people, to discern between good and bad. For who is able to judge this, Your great people?

1 Kings 3:28

And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged. And they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to do judgment.

1 Kings 5:7

And it happened when Hiram heard the words of Solomon, he rejoiced greatly and said, Blessed be Jehovah this day, who has given David a wise son over this great people.

1 Kings 10:9

Blessed is Jehovah your God, who delighted in you, to set you on the throne of Israel. Because Jehovah loved Israel forever; therefore, He made you king to do judgment and justice.

1 Chronicles 28:5

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

Psalm 72:1-4

A Psalm of Solomon. Give the King Your judgments, O God, and Your righteousness to the King's son.

Psalm 99:4

The king's strength also loved judgment; You established uprightness; You worked judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Isaiah 1:26

And I will restore your judges as at first, and your counselors as at the beginning; afterwards you shall be called the city of righteousness, the faithful city.

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and rulers shall rule in judgment.

Jeremiah 27:5-7

I have made the earth, man, and the animals on the face of the earth, by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and have given it to whom it seemed right to Me.

Jeremiah 33:15

In those days, and at that time, I will cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up to David. And He shall do judgment and righteousness in the land.

Daniel 4:25

They shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field, and they shall make you eat grass like oxen. And they shall wet you with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass over you, until you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever He will.

Daniel 4:32

And they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field. They shall make you eat grass like oxen, and seven times shall pass over you, until you know that the Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever He will.

Daniel 5:18-31

O king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honor.

Daniel 7:13-14

I saw in the night visions, and behold, One like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of Days, and they brought Him near before Him.

Revelation 19:11

And I saw Heaven opened. And behold, a white horse! And He sitting on him was called Faithful and True. And in righteousness He judges and makes war.

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