Proverbs 28:15
Modern Translations
New International Version
Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked ruler over a helpless people.

New Living Translation
A wicked ruler is as dangerous to the poor as a roaring lion or an attacking bear.

English Standard Version
Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Berean Study Bible
Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked ruler over a helpless people.

New American Standard Bible
Like a roaring lion and a rushing bear Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

NASB 1995
Like a roaring lion and a rushing bear Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

NASB 1977
Like a roaring lion and a rushing bear Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Amplified Bible
Like a roaring lion and a charging bear Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Christian Standard Bible
A wicked ruler over a helpless people is like a roaring lion or a charging bear.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wicked ruler over a helpless people is like a roaring lion or a charging bear.

Contemporary English Version
A ruler who mistreats the poor is like a roaring lion or a bear hunting for food.

Good News Translation
Poor people are helpless against a wicked ruler; he is as dangerous as a growling lion or a prowling bear.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[Like] a roaring lion and a charging bear, [so] a wicked ruler is a threat to poor people.

International Standard Version
A roaring lion and a charging bear— that's what a wicked tyrant is over poor people.

NET Bible
Like a roaring lion or a roving bear, so is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

New King James Version
Like a roaring lion and a charging bear Is a wicked ruler over poor people.

King James 2000 Bible
As a roaring lion, and a charging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

New Heart English Bible
As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people.

World English Bible
As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people.

American King James Version
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

American Standard Version
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear,'so is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

A Faithful Version
Like a roaring lion and a ranging bear, so is a wicked ruler over the helpless people.

Darby Bible Translation
A roaring lion, and a ranging bear, is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

English Revised Version
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Webster's Bible Translation
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
As a roaring lyon, and an hungry beare, so is a wicked ruler ouer the poore people.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
As a roaring Lion and an hungrye Beare, so is an vngodly prince ouer the poore people.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Like as a roaringe lyon and an hongrie beer, euen so is an vngodly prynce ouer the poore people.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A growling lion, and a ranging bear, "" [Is] the wicked ruler over a poor people.

Young's Literal Translation
A growling lion, and a ranging bear, Is the wicked ruler over a poor people.

Smith's Literal Translation
A roaring lion and a greedy bear the unjust one ruling over a poor people.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
As a roaring lion, and a hungry bear, so is a wicked prince over the poor people.

Catholic Public Domain Version
An impious leader over a poor people is like a roaring lion and a hungry bear.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The lion roars and the bear has given a sound because an evil one rules over poor people.

Lamsa Bible
As a roaring lion and a raging bear, so is a wicked ruler over the poor.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
As a roaring lion, and a ravenous bear; So is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A hungry lion and a thirsty wolf is he, who, being poor, rules over a poor nation.








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