Proverbs 24:21
Good News Translation
Have reverence for the LORD, my child, and honor the king. Have nothing to do with people who rebel against them;

Contemporary English Version
My children, you must respect the LORD and the king, and you must not make friends with anyone who rebels against either of them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My son, fear the Lord, and the king: and have nothing to do with detractors.

New American Bible
My son, fear the LORD and the king; have nothing to do with those who hate them;

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My son, fear the Lord, and the king: and have nothing to do with detractors.

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Exodus 14:31 And they saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore, and the mighty hand that the Lord had used against them: and the people feared the Lord, and they believed the Lord, and Moses his servant.

1 Samuel 24:6 And he said to his men: The Lord be merciful unto me, that I may do no such thing to my master, the Lord's anointed, as to lay my hand upon him, because he is the Lord's anointed.

Ecclesiastes 8:2-5 I observe the mouth of the king, and the commandments of the oath of God. . . .

Matthew 22:21 They say to him: Caesar's. Then he saith to them: Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and to God, the things that are God's.

Romans 13:1-7 Let every soul be subject to higher powers. For there is no power but from God: and those that are ordained of God. . . .

Titus 3:1 Admonish them to be subject to princes and powers, to obey at a word, to be ready to every good work.

1 Peter 2:13-17 Be ye subject therefore to every human creature for God's sake: whether it be to the king as excelling, . . .

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Numbers 16:1-3 And behold Core the son of Isaar, the son of Caath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiron the sons of Eliab, and Hon the son of Pheleth of the children of Ruben, . . .

1 Samuel 8:5-7 And they said to him: Behold thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: make us a king, to judge us, as all nations have. . . .

1 Samuel 12:12-19 But seeing that Naas, king of the children of Ammon, was come against you, you said to me: Nay, but a king shall reign over us: whereas the Lord your God was your king. . . .

2 Samuel 15:13 And there came a messenger to David, saying: All Israel with their whole heart followeth Absalom.

1 Kings 12:16 Then the people, seeing that the king would not hearken to them, answered him, saying: What portion have we in David? or what inheritance in the son of Isai? Go home to thy dwellings, O Israel: now, David, look to thy own house. So Israel departed to their dwellings.

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Context
Do not Envy
20For evil men have no hope of things to come, and the lamp of the wicked shall be put out. 21My son, fear the Lord, and the king: and have nothing to do with detractors.22For their destruction shall rise suddenly: and who knoweth the ruin of both?…
Cross References
Romans 13:1
Let every soul be subject to higher powers. For there is no power but from God: and those that are ordained of God.

1 Peter 2:17
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

Additional Translations
My son, fear the LORD and the king, and do not associate with the rebellious.My son, fear you the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

My son, fear thou Jehovah and the king; And company not with them that are given to change:

My son, fear God and the king; and do not disobey either of them.

My son, fear Jehovah and the king: meddle not with them that are given to change.

My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

My son, fear Yahweh and the king. Don't join those who are rebellious:

Fear Jehovah, my son, and the king, With changers mix not up thyself,
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