Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Loyalty and truth preserve the king, And he upholds his throne by righteousness.

King James Version

Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.

Holman Bible

Loyalty and faithfulness deliver a king; through loyalty he maintains his throne.

International Standard Version

Gracious love and truth preserve a king; through love his throne is made secure.

A Conservative Version

Kindness and truth preserve the king, and his throne is upheld by kindness.

American Standard Version

Kindness and truth preserve the king; And his throne is upholden by kindness.

Amplified

Loving-kindness and mercy, truth and faithfulness, preserve the king, and his throne is upheld by [the people's] loyalty.

Bible in Basic English

Mercy and good faith keep the king safe, and the seat of his power is based on upright acts.

Darby Translation

Mercy and truth preserve the king; and he upholdeth his throne by mercy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Mercy and truth preserve the king, and his throne is upheld by mercy.

Julia Smith Translation

Mercy and truth shall guard the king: and his throne he upheld in mercy.

King James 2000

Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upheld by mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Loyalty and faithfulness will preserve a king, and he is upheld with the righteousness of his throne.

Modern King James verseion

Mercy and truth preserve the king; and his throne is upheld by mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mercy and faithfulness preserve the king, and with loving-kindness his seat is holden up.

NET Bible

Loyal love and truth preserve a king, and his throne is upheld by loyal love.

New Heart English Bible

Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.

The Emphasized Bible

Lovingkindness and faithfulness, will guard a king, - therefore should he support, with lovingkindness, his throne.

Webster

Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upheld by mercy.

World English Bible

Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.

Youngs Literal Translation

Kindness and truth keep a king, And he hath supported by kindness his throne.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

and his throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

סעד 
Ca`ad 
Usage: 12

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

27 The spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD, Searching all the innermost parts of his being. 28 Loyalty and truth preserve the king, And he upholds his throne by righteousness. 29 The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair.



Cross References

Proverbs 29:14

If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.

Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, For a throne is established on righteousness.

Psalm 21:7

For the king trusts in the LORD, And through the lovingkindness of the Most High he will not be shaken.

Psalm 26:1

Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have walked in my integrity, And I have trusted in the LORD without wavering.

Psalm 61:7

He will abide before God forever; Appoint lovingkindness and truth that they may preserve him.

Psalm 101:1

I will sing of lovingkindness and justice, To You, O LORD, I will sing praises.

Proverbs 16:6

By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.

Isaiah 16:5

A throne will even be established in lovingkindness, And a judge will sit on it in faithfulness in the tent of David; Moreover, he will seek justice And be prompt in righteousness.



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