New International Version
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.
King James Bible
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
Darby Bible Translation
When the righteous increase, 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.
Proverbs 29:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hardeneth his neck - Becomes stubborn and obstinate.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
in authority or when the wicked
LibraryAn Obscured vision
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When Mordecai left the king's presence, he was wearing royal garments of blue and white, a large crown of gold and a purple robe of fine linen. And the city of Susa held a joyous celebration.
to keep the godless from ruling, from laying snares for the people.
When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.
When the righteous triumph, there is great elation; but when the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding.
Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked ruler over a helpless people.
Fools are put in many high positions, while the rich occupy the low ones.
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