Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

Amplified

A king who sits on the throne of judgment winnows out all evil [like chaff] 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 one who lives with integrity is righteous;
his children who come after him will be happy.
8 A king sitting on a throne to judge
sifts out all evil with his eyes.
9 Who can say, “I have kept my heart pure;
I am cleansed from my sin”?



Cross References

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king separates out the wicked
and drives the threshing wheel over them.

Proverbs 25:5

Remove the wicked from the king’s presence,
and his throne will be established in righteousness.

1 Samuel 23:3-4

But David’s men said to him, “Look, we’re afraid here in Judah; how much more if we go to Keilah against the Philistine forces!”

2 Samuel 23:4

is like the morning light when the sun rises
on a cloudless morning,
the glisten of rain on sprouting grass.”

Psalm 72:4

May he vindicate the afflicted among the people,
help the poor,
and crush the oppressor.

Psalm 92:9

For indeed, Lord, Your enemies—
indeed, Your enemies will perish;
all evildoers will be scattered.

Psalm 99:4

The mighty King loves justice.
You have established fairness;
You have administered justice
and righteousness in Jacob.

Psalm 101:6-8

My eyes favor the faithful of the land
so that they may sit down with me.
The one who follows the way of integrity
may serve me.

Proverbs 16:12

Wicked behavior is detestable to kings,
since a throne is established through righteousness.

Proverbs 29:14

A king who judges the poor with fairness—
his throne will be established forever.

Isaiah 32:1

Indeed, a king will reign righteously,
and rulers will rule justly.

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