Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

A king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, His throne shall be established for ever.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

The king who is a true judge in the cause of the poor, will be safe for ever on the seat of his power.

Julia Smith Translation

The king judging the poor in truth, his throne shall be established for a testimony.

King James 2000

The king that faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A king who judges with truthfulness [to] the poor, his throne will be established forever.

Modern King James verseion

A king who truly judges the weak, his throne shall be established forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The seat of the king that faithfully judgeth the poor, shall continue sure for ever more.

NET Bible

If a king judges the poor in truth, his throne will be established forever.

New Heart English Bible

The king who fairly judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.

The Emphasized Bible

When a king judgeth faithfully the poor, his throne, to futurity, shall be established.

Webster

The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.

World English Bible

The king who fairly judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

a king that is judging truly the poor, His throne for ever is established.

Interlinear

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

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

the poor
דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

Context Readings

All About Life

13 The indigent and the oppressor meet together; Jehovah lighteneth the eyes of them both. 14 A king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever. 15 The rod and reproof give wisdom; but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.

Psalm 72:2-4

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.

Proverbs 25:5

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

Proverbs 29:4

A king by just judgment establisheth the land; but he that taketh gifts overthroweth it.

Isaiah 11:4

but with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

Job 29:11-18

When the ear heard me, then it blessed me, and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me;

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will deliver the needy who crieth, and the afflicted, who hath no helper;

Psalm 82:2-3

How long will ye judge unrighteously, and accept the person of the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 89:2

For I said, Loving-kindness shall be built up for ever; in the very heavens wilt thou establish thy faithfulness.

Proverbs 20:28

Mercy and truth preserve the king; and he upholdeth his throne by mercy.

Proverbs 28:16

The prince void of intelligence is also a great oppressor: he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.

Isaiah 1:17

learn to do well: seek judgment, gladden the oppressed, do justice to the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat, they shine, yea, they surpass in deeds of wickedness; they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, and they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not adjudge.

Jeremiah 22:16

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not this to know me? saith Jehovah.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

Luke 1:32-33

He shall be great, and shall be called Son of the Highest; and the Lord God shall give him the throne of David his father;

Hebrews 1:8-9

but as to the Son, Thy throne, O God, is to the age of the age, and a sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

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