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Proverbs 29:2

    Proverbs 29:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked bears rule, the people mourn.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    When the upright have power, the people are glad; when an evil man is ruler, grief comes on the people.

    Webster's Revision

    When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.

    World English Bible

    When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice: but when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.