Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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


Loyalty and mercy, truth and faithfulness, protect the king,
And he upholds his throne by lovingkindness.

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.

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.

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 breath of man is a lamp of Jehovah, Searching all the inner parts of the heart. 28 Kindness and truth keep a king, And he hath supported by kindness his throne. 29 The beauty of young men is their strength, And the honour of old men is grey hairs.



Cross References

Proverbs 29:14

a king that is judging truly the poor, His throne for ever is established.

Proverbs 16:12

An abomination to kings is doing wickedness, For by righteousness is a throne established.

Psalm 21:7

For the king is trusting in Jehovah, And in the kindness of the Most High He is not moved.

Psalm 26:1

By David. Judge me, O Jehovah, for I in mine integrity have walked, And in Jehovah I have trusted, I slide not.

Psalm 61:7

He dwelleth to the age before God, Kindness and truth appoint -- they keep him.

Psalm 101:1

A Psalm of David. Kindness and judgment I sing, To Thee, O Jehovah, I sing praise.

Proverbs 16:6

In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.

Isaiah 16:5

And established in kindness is the throne, And one hath sat on it in truth, in the tent of David, Judging and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.

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