Isaiah 32:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
2005: lo! behold!a prim. interj.
a kingמֶ֑לֶךְ
4428: kingfrom an unused word
will reignיִמְלָךְ־
4427a: to be or become king or queen, to reigndenominative verb from melek
6664: rightness, righteousnessfrom an unused word
And princesוּלְשָׂרִ֖ים
8269: chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, princefrom an unused word
will ruleיָשֹֽׂרוּ׃
8323: to be or act as prince, ruledenominative verb from sar
4941: judgmentfrom shaphat

KJV Lexicon
Behold a king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
shall reign
malak  (maw-lak')
to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel
in righteousness
tsedeq  (tseh'-dek)
the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity -- even, (that which is altogether) just(-ice), (un-)right(-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness).
and princes
sar  (sar)
a head person (of any rank or class) -- captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, (-task-)master, prince(-ipal), ruler, steward.
shall rule
sarar  (saw-rar')
to have (transitively, exercise; reflexively, get) dominion -- altogether, make self a prince, (bear) rule.
in judgment
mishpat  (mish-pawt')
a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Behold, a king will reign righteously And princes will rule justly.

King James Bible
Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Indeed, a king will reign righteously, and rulers will rule justly.

International Standard Version
"Look, a king will reign in righteousness, and rulers will rule with justice.

NET Bible
Look, a king will promote fairness; officials will promote justice.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A king will rule with fairness, and officials will rule with justice.

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.
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