Proverbs 29:12
Modern Translations
New International Version
If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked.

New Living Translation
If a ruler pays attention to liars, all his advisers will be wicked.

English Standard Version
If a ruler listens to falsehood, all his officials will be wicked.

Berean Study Bible
If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials will be wicked.

New American Standard Bible
If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.

NASB 1995
If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.

NASB 1977
If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.

Amplified Bible
If a ruler pays attention to lies [and encourages corruption], All his officials will become wicked.

Christian Standard Bible
If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials will be wicked.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials will be wicked.

Contemporary English Version
A ruler who listens to lies will have corrupt officials.

Good News Translation
If a ruler pays attention to false information, all his officials will be liars.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If a ruler pays attention to lies, all his servants become wicked.

International Standard Version
When a ruler is listening to lies, all of his officials tend to become wicked.

NET Bible
If a ruler listens to lies, all his ministers will be wicked.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.

New King James Version
If a ruler pays attention to lies, All his servants become wicked.

King James 2000 Bible
If a ruler hearkens to lies, all his servants are wicked.

New Heart English Bible
If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.

World English Bible
If a ruler listens to lies, all of his officials are wicked.

American King James Version
If a ruler listen to lies, all his servants are wicked.

American Standard Version
If a ruler hearkeneth to falsehood, All his servants are wicked.

A Faithful Version
If a ruler hearkens to lies, all his servants are wicked.

Darby Bible Translation
If a ruler hearken to lying words, all his servants are wicked.

English Revised Version
If a ruler hearkeneth to falsehood, all his servants are wicked.

Webster's Bible Translation
If a ruler hearkeneth to lies, all his servants are wicked.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Of a prince that hearkeneth to lyes, all his seruants are wicked.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
If a prince delight in lyes, all his seruauntes are vngodly.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
If a prynce delyte in lyes, all his seruauntes are vngodly.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A ruler who is attending to lying words, "" All his ministers [are] wicked.

Young's Literal Translation
A ruler who is attending to lying words, All his ministers are wicked.

Smith's Literal Translation
A ruler listening to the word of falsehood, all serving him are unjust.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
A prince that gladly heareth lying words, hath all his servants wicked.

Catholic Public Domain Version
A leader who freely listens to lying words has only impious servants.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
All the Servants of a Prince that hears a lying word are evil.

Lamsa Bible
If a ruler listens to lies, all his servants are wicked.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
If a ruler hearkeneth to falsehood, All his servants are wicked.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
When a king hearkens to unjust language, all his subjects are transgressors.








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