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2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel spoke.

The Rock of Israel said to me:

‘The one who rules righteously,

who rules in the fear of God,

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2 Samuel 23:3 — The New International Version (NIV)

The God of Israel spoke,

the Rock of Israel said to me:

‘When one rules over people in righteousness,

when he rules in the fear of God,

2 Samuel 23:3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

The God of Israel has spoken;

the Rock of Israel has said to me:

When one rules justly over men,

ruling in the fear of God,

2 Samuel 23:3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The God of Israel said,

The Rock of Israel spake to me,

He that ruleth over men must be just,

Ruling in the fear of God.

2 Samuel 23:3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The God of Israel said,

The Rock of Israel spoke to me:

‘He who rules over men must be just,

Ruling in the fear of God.

2 Samuel 23:3 — New Century Version (NCV)

The God of Israel spoke;

the Rock of Israel said to me:

‘Whoever rules fairly over people,

who rules with respect for God,

2 Samuel 23:3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

The God of Israel said,

The Rock of Israel spake to me:

One that ruleth over men righteously,

That ruleth in the fear of God,

2 Samuel 23:3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God;

2 Samuel 23:3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The God of Israel spoke to them.

The rock of Israel told me,

‘The one who rules humans with justice rules with the fear of God.

2 Samuel 23:3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The God of Israel spoke;

the Rock of Israel said to me,

“The one who rules the people with justice,

who rules in the fear of God,

2 Samuel 23:3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The God of Israel has spoken,

the Rock of Israel has said to me:

One who rules over people justly,

ruling in the fear of God,

2 Samuel 23:3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The God of Israel said to me, the rock of Israel has spoken; ‘He who rules over mankind rules righteously, in the fear of God.

2 Samuel 23:3 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

The God of Israel spoke.

The Rock of Israel said to me,

‘A king must rule over people in a way that is right.

He must have respect for me when he rules.

2 Samuel 23:3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“The God of Israel said,

The Rock of Israel spoke to me,

‘He who rules over men righteously,

Who rules in the fear of God,