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Proverbs 28:15

    Proverbs 28:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Like a loud-voiced lion and a wandering bear, is an evil ruler over a poor people.

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for Proverbs 28:15

    Ranging - Running to and fro; wandering.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 28:15

    The form of political wretchedness, when the poverty of the oppressed subjects not only embitters their sufferings, but exasperates the brutal ferocity of the ruler.