Proverbs 29:2
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Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, people groan.

New American Standard Bible
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

King James Bible
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.

New Living Translation
When the godly are in authority, the people rejoice. But when the wicked are in power, they groan.

English Standard Version
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

New American Standard Bible
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

King James Bible
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, people groan.

International Standard Version
As the righteous grow powerful, people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, people groan.

NET Bible
When the righteous become numerous, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
By the multitude of the righteous, the people increase, and by the authority of the evil, the people will groan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When righteous people increase, the people [of God] rejoice, but when a wicked person rules, everybody groans.

King James 2000 Bible
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked bears rule, the people mourn.

American King James Version
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked bears rule, the people mourn.

American Standard Version
When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When just men increase, the people shall rejoice: when the wicked shall bear rule, the people shall mourn.

Darby Bible Translation
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

English Revised Version
When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice: but when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.

Webster's Bible Translation
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

World English Bible
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

Young's Literal Translation
In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh.
Cross References
Esther 8:15
And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.

Job 34:30
That the hypocrite reign not, lest the people be ensnared.

Proverbs 11:10
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.

Proverbs 28:12
When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.

Proverbs 28:15
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Ecclesiastes 10:6
Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

Proverbs 1:1
The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

Proverbs 29:1
He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Proverbs 28:28
When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.

Proverbs 28:27
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Proverbs 29:3
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.
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