Parallel Verses

Amplified

A king who sits on the throne of judgment winnows out all evil [like chaff] with his eyes.

New American Standard Bible

A king who sits on the throne of justice Disperses all evil with his eyes.

King James Version

A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

Holman Bible

A king sitting on a throne to judge
sifts out all evil with his eyes.

International Standard Version

A king sits on a throne of justice, sifting out all sorts of evil with his glance.

A Conservative Version

A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

American Standard Version

A king that sitteth on the throne of judgment Scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

Bible in Basic English

A king on the seat of judging puts to flight all evil with his eyes.

Darby Translation

A king sitting on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A king that sits in the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

Julia Smith Translation

The king shall sit upon the throne of judgment scattering with his eyes all evil.

King James 2000

A king that sits in the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A king who sits on [the] throne of judgment winnows all evil with his eyes.

Modern King James verseion

A king who sits in the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A king that sitteth in judgment, and looketh well about him, driveth away all evil.

NET Bible

A king sitting on the throne to judge separates out all evil with his eyes.

New Heart English Bible

A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

The Emphasized Bible

A king sitting on the throne of judgment, scattereth, with his eyes, all wrong.

Webster

A king that sitteth on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

World English Bible

A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

Youngs Literal Translation

A king sitting on a throne of judgment, Is scattering with his eyes all evil,

Interlinear

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

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

the throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 20

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

7 The righteous man walks in his integrity; blessed (happy, fortunate, enviable) are his children after him. 8 A king who sits on the throne of judgment winnows out all evil [like chaff] with his eyes. 9 Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?



Cross References

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king winnows out the wicked [from among the good] and brings the threshing wheel over them [to separate the chaff from the grain].

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne will be established in righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation).

1 Samuel 23:3-4

David's men said to him, Behold, we are afraid here in Judah. How much more, then, if we come to Keilah against the armies of the Philistines?

2 Samuel 23:4

He dawns on them like the morning light when the sun rises on a cloudless morning, when the tender grass springs out of the earth through clear shining after rain.

Psalm 72:4

May he judge and defend the poor of the people, deliver the children of the needy, and crush the oppressor,

Psalm 92:9

For behold, Your adversaries, O Lord, for behold, Your enemies shall perish; all the evildoers shall be scattered.

Psalm 99:4

The strength of the king who loves righteousness and equity You establish in uprightness; You execute justice and righteousness in Jacob (Israel).

Psalm 101:6-8

My eyes shall [look with favor] upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me; he who walks blamelessly, he shall minister to me.

Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination [to God and men] for kings to commit wickedness, for a throne is established and made secure by righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation).

Proverbs 29:14

The king who faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established continuously.

Isaiah 32:1

Behold, a King will reign in righteousness, and princes will rule with justice.

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