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Proverbs 29:2

2 When the righteous 1are in authority, the bpeople rejoice;

But when a wicked man rules, cthe people groan.

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Proverbs 29:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice;

when the wicked rule, the people groan.

Proverbs 29:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice,

but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

Proverbs 29:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice:

But when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

Proverbs 29:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

When the godly are in authority, the people rejoice.

But when the wicked are in power, they groan.

Proverbs 29:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

When good people do well, everyone is happy,

but when evil people rule, everyone groans.

Proverbs 29:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice;

But when a wicked man beareth rule, the people sigh.

Proverbs 29:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

Proverbs 29:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

When righteous people increase, the people of God rejoice,

but when a wicked person rules, everybody groans.

Proverbs 29:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

When the righteous flourish, the people rejoice,

but when the wicked rule, people groan.

Proverbs 29:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice;

but when the wicked rule, the people groan.

Proverbs 29:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

When the righteous are numerous, the people will rejoice,

but when the wicked are ruling, people will groan.

Proverbs 29:2 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

When those who do right grow stronger, the people are glad.

But when those who do wrong become rulers, the people groan.

Proverbs 29:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice,

But when a wicked man rules, people groan.