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

Bible References


Proverbs 20:8
A king sitting on the throne to judge separates out all evil with his eyes.
1 Kings 2:33
May Joab and his descendants be perpetually guilty of their shed blood, but may the Lord give perpetual peace to David, his descendants, his family, and his dynasty."
Esther 7:10
So they hanged Haman on the very gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. The king's rage then abated.
Esther 8:11
The king thereby allowed the Jews who were in every city to assemble and to stand up for themselves -- to destroy, to kill, and to annihilate any army of whatever people or province that should become their adversaries, including their women and children, and to confiscate their property.
Psalm 101:7
Deceitful people will not live in my palace. Liars will not be welcome in my presence.


Proverbs 16:12
Doing wickedness is an abomination to kings, because a throne is established in righteousness.
Proverbs 20:28
Loyal love and truth preserve a king, and his throne is upheld by loyal love.
Proverbs 29:14
If a king judges the poor in truth, his throne will be established forever.
Isaiah 9:7
His dominion will be vast and he will bring immeasurable prosperity. He will rule on David's throne and over David's kingdom, establishing it and strengthening it by promoting justice and fairness, from this time forward and forevermore. The Lord's intense devotion to his people will accomplish this.
Isaiah 16:5
Then a trustworthy king will be established; he will rule in a reliable manner, this one from David's family. He will be sure to make just decisions and will be experienced in executing justice.

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