Proverbs 24:21
Modern Translations
New International Version
Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and do not join with rebellious officials,

New Living Translation
My child, fear the LORD and the king. Don’t associate with rebels,

English Standard Version
My son, fear the LORD and the king, and do not join with those who do otherwise,

Berean Study Bible
My son, fear the LORD and the king, and do not associate with the rebellious.

New American Standard Bible
My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not get involved with those of high rank,

NASB 1995
My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those who are given to change,

NASB 1977
My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those who are given to change;

Amplified Bible
My son, fear the LORD and the king; And do not associate with those who are given to change [of allegiance, and are revolutionary],

Christian Standard Bible
My son, fear the LORD, as well as the king, and don’t associate with rebels,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My son, fear the LORD, as well as the king, and don't associate with rebels,

Contemporary English Version
My children, you must respect the LORD and the king, and you must not make friends with anyone who rebels against either of them.

Good News Translation
Have reverence for the LORD, my child, and honor the king. Have nothing to do with people who rebel against them;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Fear the LORD, my son. Fear the king as well. Do not associate with those who always insist upon change,

International Standard Version
My son, fear both the LORD and the king, and don't keep company with rebels.

NET Bible
Fear the LORD, my child, as well as the king, and do not associate with rebels,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

New King James Version
My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those given to change;

King James 2000 Bible
My son, fear the LORD and the king: and associate not with them that are given to change:

New Heart English Bible
My son, fear the LORD and the king. Do not join those who are rebellious:

World English Bible
My son, fear Yahweh and the king. Don't join those who are rebellious:

American King James Version
My son, fear you the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

American Standard Version
My son, fear thou Jehovah and the king; And company not with them that are given to change:

A Faithful Version
My son, fear the LORD and the king; and do not fellowship with those who are given to change;

Darby Bible Translation
My son, fear Jehovah and the king: meddle not with them that are given to change.

English Revised Version
My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

Webster's Bible Translation
My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
My sonne feare the Lord, and the King, and meddle not with them that are sedicious.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
My sonne, feare thou the Lorde and the kyng, and kepe no company with them that slide backe from his feare:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
My sonne, feare thou ye LORDE & ye kinge, & kepe no copany wt ye slaunderous:
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Fear YHWH, my son, and the king, "" Do not mix yourself up with changers,

Young's Literal Translation
Fear Jehovah, my son, and the king, With changers mix not up thyself,

Smith's Literal Translation
My son, fear thou Jehovah and the king: thou shalt not intermingle with those changing:

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
My son, fear the Lord and the king: and have nothing to do with detracters.

Catholic Public Domain Version
My son, fear the Lord, as well as the king. And do not mingle with detractors.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Stand in awe, my son, of LORD JEHOVAH, and give counsel, and do not mingle with fools.

Lamsa Bible
My son, fear the LORD and give good counsel; and meddle not with the fools;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
My son, fear thou the LORD and the king, And meddle not with them that are given to change;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
My son, fear God and the king; and do not disobey either of them.








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