Proverbs 30:28
Modern Translations
New International Version
a lizard can be caught with the hand, yet it is found in kings' palaces.

New Living Translation
Lizards—they are easy to catch, but they are found even in kings’ palaces.

English Standard Version
the lizard you can take in your hands, yet it is in kings’ palaces.

Berean Study Bible
and the lizard can be caught in one’s hands, yet it is found in the palaces of kings.

New American Standard Bible
The lizard you may grasp with the hands, Yet it is in kings’ palaces.

NASB 1995
The lizard you may grasp with the hands, Yet it is in kings' palaces.

NASB 1977
The lizard you may grasp with the hands, Yet it is in kings’ palaces.

Amplified Bible
You may grasp the lizard with your hands, Yet it is in kings’ palaces.

Christian Standard Bible
a lizard can be caught in your hands, yet it lives in kings’ palaces.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
a lizard can be caught in your hands, yet it lives in kings' palaces.

Contemporary English Version
lizards, which can be caught in your hand, but sneak into palaces.

Good News Translation
Lizards: you can hold one in your hand, but you can find them in palaces.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A lizard you can hold in your hands, yet it can even be found in royal palaces.

International Standard Version
Spiders can be caught by the hand, yet they're found in kings' palaces.

NET Bible
a lizard you can catch with the hand, but it gets into the palaces of the king.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings' palaces.

New King James Version
The spider skillfully grasps with its hands, And it is in kings’ palaces.

King James 2000 Bible
The spider takes hold with its hands, and is in kings' palaces.

New Heart English Bible
You can catch a lizard with your hands, yet it is in kings' palaces.

World English Bible
You can catch a lizard with your hands, yet it is in kings' palaces.

American King James Version
The spider takes hold with her hands, and is in kings' palaces.

American Standard Version
The lizard taketh hold with her hands, Yet is she in kings palaces.

A Faithful Version
You can catch a lizard with your hands, yet it is in king's palaces.

Darby Bible Translation
thou takest hold of the lizard with the hands, yet is she in kings' palaces.

English Revised Version
The lizard taketh hold with her hands, yet is she in kings' palaces,

Webster's Bible Translation
The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in king's palaces.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The spider taketh holde with her handes, and is in Kings palaces.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The spyder laboureth with her handes, and is in kynges palaces.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The spyder laboureth wt hir hades, & yt in ye kynges palace.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A spider with two hands takes hold, "" And is in the palaces of a king.

Young's Literal Translation
A spider with two hands taketh hold, And is in the palaces of a king.

Smith's Literal Translation
The lizard will take hold with their hands, and it is in the temples of the king.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The stellio supporteth itself on hands, and dwelleth in kings' houses.

Catholic Public Domain Version
The lizard supports itself on hands and dwells in the buildings of kings.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the lizard that clings with its hands and dwells in Kings' houses.

Lamsa Bible
The chameleon which takes hold with her hands, but is found in kings' palaces.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
The spider thou canst take with the hands, Yet is she in kings' palaces.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the eft, which supports itself by its hands, and is easily taken, dwells in the fortresses of kings.








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