Proverbs 28:2
New International Version
When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a ruler with discernment and knowledge maintains order.

American Standard Version
For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof; But by men of understanding and knowledge the state thereof'shall be prolonged.

Berean Study Bible
A land in rebellion has many rulers, but a man of understanding and knowledge maintains order.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the sine of the land many are the princes thereof: and for the wisdom of a man, and the knowledge of those things that are said, the life of the prince shall be prolonged.

English Revised Version
For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by men of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.

King James Bible
For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.

World English Bible
In rebellion, a land has many rulers, but order is maintained by a man of understanding and knowledge.

Young's Literal Translation
By the transgression of a land many are its heads. And by an intelligent man, Who knoweth right -- it is prolonged.

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