New American Standard Bible
If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.
King James Bible
If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
If a ruler hearken to lying words, all his servants are wicked.
World English Bible
If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers are wicked.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
All his servants are wicked - They know what will please, and they become informers and backbiters.
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We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue …
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1 Kings 12:14
and he spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, "My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions."
2 Kings 21:9
But they did not listen, and Manasseh seduced them to do evil more than the nations whom the LORD destroyed before the sons of Israel.
But neither he nor his servants nor the people of the land listened to the words of the LORD which He spoke through Jeremiah the prophet.
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