Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now therefore, O kings, show discernment; Take warning, O judges of the earth.

King James Version

Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.

Holman Bible

So now, kings, be wise; receive instruction, you judges of the earth.

International Standard Version

Therefore, kings, act wisely! Earthly rulers, be warned!

A Conservative Version

Now therefore be wise, O ye kings. Be instructed, ye judges of the earth.

American Standard Version

Now therefore be wise, O ye kings: Be instructed, ye judges of the earth.

Amplified

Now therefore, O you kings, act wisely; be instructed and warned, O you rulers of the earth.

Bible in Basic English

So now be wise, you kings: take his teaching, you judges of the earth.

Darby Translation

And now, O kings, be ye wise, be admonished, ye judges of the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Understand now therefore, O ye kings: receive chastening, ye judges of the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

And now be circumspect, ye and be silent Silence.

King James 2000

Be wise now therefore, O you kings: be instructed, you judges of the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, O kings, be wise. Be warned, O rulers of [the] earth.

Modern King James verseion

And now be wise, O kings; be instructed, O judges of the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be wise now therefore, O ye kings; be warned, ye that are judges of the earth.

NET Bible

So now, you kings, do what is wise; you rulers of the earth, submit to correction!

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore be wise, you kings. Be instructed, you judges of the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, ye kings, show your prudence, Be admonished, ye judges of earth:

Webster

Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.

World English Bible

Now therefore be wise, you kings. Be instructed, you judges of the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, O kings, act wisely, Be instructed, O judges of earth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be wise
שׂכל 
Sakal 
Usage: 63

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

יסר 
Yacar 
Usage: 43

ye judges
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Messiah's Reign

9 'You shall break them with a rod of iron, You shall shatter them like earthenware.'" 10 Now therefore, O kings, show discernment; Take warning, O judges of the earth. 11 Worship the LORD with reverence And rejoice with trembling.


Cross References

Psalm 45:12

The daughter of Tyre will come with a gift; The rich among the people will seek your favor.

Psalm 72:10-11

Let the kings of Tarshish and of the islands bring presents; The kings of Sheba and Seba offer gifts.

Psalm 82:1-8

God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers.

Isaiah 49:23

"Kings will be your guardians, And their princesses your nurses They will bow down to you with their faces to the earth And lick the dust of your feet; And you will know that I am the LORD; Those who hopefully wait for Me will not be put to shame.

Isaiah 52:15

Thus He will sprinkle many nations, Kings will shut their mouths on account of Him; For what had not been told them they will see, And what they had not heard they will understand.

Isaiah 60:3

"Nations will come to your light, And kings to the brightness of your rising.

Isaiah 60:10-11

"Foreigners will build up your walls, And their kings will minister to you; For in My wrath I struck you, And in My favor I have had compassion on you.

Jeremiah 6:8

"Be warned, O Jerusalem, Or I shall be alienated from you, And make you a desolation, A land not inhabited."

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.



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