Proverbs 29:26

“Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Many seeke the rulers fauour, but euery mans iudgement commeth from the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Many seek the ruler's favor, But justice for man {comes} from the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Many seek the ruler's favor; But a man's judgment `cometh' from Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The approval of a ruler is desired by great numbers: but the decision in a man's cause comes from the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Many seek the ruler's face; but a man's right judgment is from Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Many seek the ruler's favor; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice comes from Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Many are seeking the face of a ruler, And from Jehovah [is] the judgment of each.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Many seek the ruler's favour; but a man's judgment cometh from the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 29:26


29:26 Judgment - The decision of his cause, and the success of all his endeavours.


Discussion for Proverbs 29:26

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