New Living Translation
If a ruler pays attention to liars, all his advisers will be wicked.
King James Bible
If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
If a ruler hearken to lying words, all his servants are wicked.
World English Bible
If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers are wicked.
Proverbs 29:12 Parallel
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Text: Philippians 2, 5-11. 5 Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6 who, existing in the form of God, counted not the being on an equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men; 8 and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, becoming obedient even unto death, yea, the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore also God highly exalted him, and gave unto him the name which is above every name; 10 that …
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1 Kings 12:14
and followed the counsel of his younger advisers. He told the people, "My father laid heavy burdens on you, but I'm going to make them even heavier! My father beat you with whips, but I will beat you with scorpions!"
2 Kings 21:9
But the people refused to listen, and Manasseh led them to do even more evil than the pagan nations that the LORD had destroyed when the people of Israel entered the land.
But neither King Zedekiah nor his attendants nor the people who were left in the land listened to what the LORD said through Jeremiah.
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