Proverbs 24:24
Strong's Lexicon
Whoever tells
אֹ֤מֵ֨ר ׀ (’ō·mêr)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: 1) to say, speak, utter 1a) (Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend 1b) (Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called 1c) (Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly 1d) (Hiphil) to avow, to avouch

the guilty,
לְרָשָׁע֮ (lə·rā·šā‘)
Preposition-l | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7563: 1) wicked, criminal 1a) guilty one, one guilty of crime (subst) 1b) wicked (hostile to God) 1c) wicked, guilty of sin (against God or man)

“You
אָ֥תָּה (’āt·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 859: 1) you (second pers. sing. masc.)

are innocent”—
צַדִּ֪יק (ṣad·dîq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6662: 1) just, lawful, righteous 1a) just, righteous (in government) 1b) just, right (in one's cause) 1c) just, righteous (in conduct and character) 1d) righteous (as justified and vindicated by God) 1e) right, correct, lawful

peoples
עַמִּ֑ים (‘am·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5971: 1) nation, people 1a) people, nation 1b) persons, members of one's people, compatriots, country-men 2) kinsman, kindred

will curse him,
יִקְּבֻ֥הוּ (yiq·qə·ḇu·hū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5344: 1) to pierce, perforate, bore, appoint 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to pierce, bore 1a2) to prick off, designate 1b) (Niphal) to be pricked off, be designated, be specified 2) (Qal) to curse, blaspheme

and nations
לְאֻמִּֽים׃ (lə·’um·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3816: 1) a people, nation

will denounce him;
יִזְעָמ֥וּהוּ (yiz·‘ā·mū·hū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2194: 1) to denounce, express indignation, be indignant 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to have indignation, be indignant, be angrily indignant, be defiant 1a2) to be abhorrent 1a3) to express indignation in speech, denounce, curse 1b) (Niphal) to show indignation, show anger

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whoever says to the guilty, “ You are innocent” — people will curse him, and tribes will denounce him;

New American Standard Bible
He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous," Peoples will curse him, nations will abhor him;

King James Bible
He that saith unto the wicked, Thou [art] righteous; him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him:
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Whoever says to the guilty, "You are innocent," will be cursed by peoples and denounced by nations.

New Living Translation
A judge who says to the wicked, "You are innocent," will be cursed by many people and denounced by the nations.

English Standard Version
Whoever says to the wicked, “You are in the right,” will be cursed by peoples, abhorred by nations,

New American Standard Bible
He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous," Peoples will curse him, nations will abhor him;

King James Bible
He that saith unto the wicked, Thou art righteous; him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whoever says to the guilty, "You are innocent"-- people will curse him, and tribes will denounce him;

International Standard Version
Whoever says to the wicked, "You're in the right," will be cursed by people and hated by nations.

NET Bible
The one who says to the guilty, "You are innocent," peoples will curse him, and nations will denounce him.

American Standard Version
He that saith unto the wicked, Thou art righteous; Peoples shall curse him, nations shall abhor him:

English Revised Version
He that saith unto the wicked, Thou art righteous; peoples shall curse him, nations shall abhor him:

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is saying to the wicked, 'Thou art righteous,' Peoples execrate him -- nations abhor him.






Cross References
Proverbs 11:26
He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.

Proverbs 17:15
He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.

Isaiah 5:23
Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!

Proverbs 1:1
The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

Proverbs 24:23
These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.

Proverbs 24:22
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?

Proverbs 24:21
My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

Proverbs 24:25
But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

Proverbs 24:26
Every man shall kiss his lips that giveth a right answer.

Proverbs 24:27
Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thine house.
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