Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 righteous person lives a life of integrity; happy are his children who follow him! 8 A king sits on a throne of justice, sifting out all sorts of evil with his glance. 9 Who can say, "My intentions are pure; I am clean from any sin?"



Cross References

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king sifts the wicked, crushing them with the threshing wheel.

Proverbs 25:5

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

1 Samuel 23:3-4

David's men told him, "Look, we're afraid here in Judah. How much then, if we go to Keilah against the Philistine army?"

2 Samuel 23:4

He is like dawn's first light, like bright sun blazing on a cloudless morning, glistening on grassland that flourishes after a rain shower.

Psalm 72:4

May he defend the afflicted of the people and deliver the children of the poor, but crush the oppressor.

Psalm 92:9

Look at your enemies, LORD! Look at your enemies, for they are destroyed; everyone who practices iniquity will be scattered.

Psalm 99:4

A mighty king who loves justice, you have established fairness. You have exercised justice and righteousness over Jacob.

Psalm 101:6-8

My eyes are looking at the faithful of the land, so they may live with me; The one who lives a life of integrity will serve me.

Proverbs 16:12

Kings detest wrongdoing, for through righteousness the throne is established.

Proverbs 29:14

When a king faithfully administers justice to the poor, his throne will be established forever.

Isaiah 32:1

"Look, a king will reign in righteousness, and rulers will rule with justice.

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