Proverbs 20:26
Modern Translations
New International Version
A wise king winnows out the wicked; he drives the threshing wheel over them.

New Living Translation
A wise king scatters the wicked like wheat, then runs his threshing wheel over them.

English Standard Version
A wise king winnows the wicked and drives the wheel over them.

Berean Study Bible
A wise king separates out the wicked and drives the threshing wheel over them.

New American Standard Bible
A wise king scatters the wicked, And drives a threshing wheel over them.

NASB 1995
A wise king winnows the wicked, And drives the threshing wheel over them.

NASB 1977
A wise king winnows the wicked, And drives the threshing wheel over them.

Amplified Bible
A wise king sifts out the wicked [from among the good] And drives the [threshing] wheel over them [to separate the chaff from the grain].

Christian Standard Bible
A wise king separates out the wicked and drives the threshing wheel over them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wise king separates out the wicked and drives the threshing wheel over them.

Contemporary English Version
A wise ruler severely punishes every criminal.

Good News Translation
A wise king will find out who is doing wrong, and will punish him without pity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A wise king scatters the wicked and then runs them over.

International Standard Version
A wise king sifts the wicked, crushing them with the threshing wheel.

NET Bible
A wise king separates out the wicked; he turns the threshing wheel over them.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

New King James Version
A wise king sifts out the wicked, And brings the threshing wheel over them.

King James 2000 Bible
A wise king winnows the wicked, and drives the wheel over them.

New Heart English Bible
A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.

World English Bible
A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.

American King James Version
A wise king scatters the wicked, and brings the wheel over them.

American Standard Version
A wise king winnoweth the wicked, And bringeth the threshing -wheel over them.

A Faithful Version
A wise king scatters the wicked and rolls a threshing wheel over them.

Darby Bible Translation
A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

English Revised Version
A wise king winnoweth the wicked, and bringeth the threshing wheel over them.

Webster's Bible Translation
A wise king scatterreth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
A wise King scattereth the wicked, & causeth the wheele to turne ouer them.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
A wyse kyng disperseth the vngodly, and bringeth the wheele ouer them.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
A wyse kynge destroyeth ye vngodly, & bryngeth the whele ouer them.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A wise king is scattering the wicked, "" And turns the wheel back on them.

Young's Literal Translation
A wise king is scattering the wicked, And turneth back on them the wheel.

Smith's Literal Translation
A wise king scatters the unjust, and he will turn back a wheel over them.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth over them the wheel.

Catholic Public Domain Version
A wise king scatters the impious and bends an archway over them.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The wise King scatters evil ones and turns a wheel over them.

Lamsa Bible
A wise king scatters the wicked and crushes them under the wheel.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
A wise king sifteth the wicked, And turneth the wheel over them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A wise king utterly crushes the ungodly, and will bring a wheel upon them.








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