Proverbs 29:2
Strong's Lexicon
When the righteous
צַ֭דִּיקִים (ṣad·dî·qîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
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

flourish,
בִּרְב֣וֹת (bir·ḇō·wṯ)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 7235: 1) be or become great, be or become many, be or become much, be or become numerous 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to become many, become numerous, multiply (of people, animals, things) 1a2) to be or grow great 1b) (Piel) to make large, enlarge, increase, become many 1c) (Hiphil) 1c1) to make much, make many, have many 1c1a) to multiply, increase 1c1b) to make much to do, do much in respect of, transgress greatly 1c1c) to increase greatly or exceedingly 1c2) to make great, enlarge, do much 2) (Qal) to shoot

the people
הָעָ֑ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: 1) nation, people 1a) people, nation 1b) persons, members of one's people, compatriots, country-men 2) kinsman, kindred

rejoice,
יִשְׂמַ֣ח (yiś·maḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8055: 1) to rejoice, be glad 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to rejoice 1a2) to rejoice (arrogantly), exult (at) 1a3) to rejoice (religiously) 1b) (Piel) to cause to rejoice, gladden, make glad 1c) (Hiphil) to cause to rejoice, gladden, make glad

but when the wicked
רָ֝שָׁ֗ע (rā·šā‘)
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)

rule,
וּבִמְשֹׁ֥ל (ū·ḇim·šōl)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 4910: 1) to rule, have dominion, reign 1a) (Qal) to rule, have dominion 1b) (Hiphil) 1b1) to cause to rule 1b2) to exercise dominion

the people
עָֽם׃ (‘ām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: 1) nation, people 1a) people, nation 1b) persons, members of one's people, compatriots, country-men 2) kinsman, kindred

groan.
יֵאָ֥נַֽח (yê·’ā·naḥ)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 584: 1) (Niphal) sigh, groan (in pain or grief), gasp 1a) moan (of cattle)

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, people groan.

New American Standard Bible
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

King James Bible
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.

New Living Translation
When the godly are in authority, the people rejoice. But when the wicked are in power, they groan.

English Standard Version
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

New American Standard Bible
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

King James Bible
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, people groan.

International Standard Version
As the righteous grow powerful, people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, people groan.

NET Bible
When the righteous become numerous, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.

American Standard Version
When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.

English Revised Version
When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice: but when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.

Young's Literal Translation
In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh.






Cross References
Esther 8:15
And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.

Job 34:30
That the hypocrite reign not, lest the people be ensnared.

Proverbs 11:10
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.

Proverbs 28:12
When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.

Proverbs 28:15
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Ecclesiastes 10:6
Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

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

Proverbs 29:1
He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Proverbs 28:28
When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.

Proverbs 28:27
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

Proverbs 29:3
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.
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