Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Take away the wicked before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.

King James Version

Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

Take away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

American Standard Version

Take away the wicked from before the king, And his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Amplified

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).

Bible in Basic English

Take away evil-doers from before the king, and the seat of his power will be made strong in righteousness.

Darby Translation

take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

Take ye away the unjust one from before the king, and his throne shall be prepared in justice.

King James 2000

Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Remove the wicked before a king, and his throne will be established in righteousness.

Modern King James verseion

Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be founded in righteousness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take away ungodliness from the king, and his seat shall be established with righteousness.

NET Bible

remove the wicked from before the king, and his throne will be established in righteousness.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Remove a lawless man from before the king, that his throne, may be established in righteousness.

Webster

Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Take away the wicked before a king, And established in righteousness is his throne.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הגה 
Hagah 
Usage: 3

the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

and his throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

References

Fausets

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

4 Take away the dross from the silver, And there comes out a vessel for the smith; 5 Take away the wicked before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness. 6 Do not claim honor in the presence of the king, And do not stand in the place of great men;


Cross References

Proverbs 16:12

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

Proverbs 20:8

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

Proverbs 29:14

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

1 Kings 2:33

"So shall their blood return on the head of Joab and on the head of his descendants forever; but to David and his descendants and his house and his throne, may there be peace from the LORD forever."

1 Kings 2:46

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he went out and fell upon him so that he died Thus the kingdom was established in the hands of Solomon.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king's anger subsided.

Esther 8:11-17

In them the king granted the Jews who were in each and every city the right to assemble and to defend their lives, to destroy, to kill and to annihilate the entire army of any people or province which might attack them, including children and women, and to plunder their spoil,

Psalm 101:7-8

He who practices deceit shall not dwell within my house; He who speaks falsehood shall not maintain his position before me.

Proverbs 20:28

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

Isaiah 9:7

There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, On the throne of David and over his kingdom, To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness From then on and forevermore The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this.

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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