Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The king that judges the poor with truth, 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.

Darby Translation

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

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 poor and the usurer meet together; the LORD lightens both their eyes. 14 The king that judges the poor with truth, his throne shall be established for ever. 15 The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself shall bring his mother to shame.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness, for the throne is to be established with righteousness.

Psalm 72:2-4

He shall judge thy people with righteousness and thy poor with judgment.

Proverbs 25:5

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

Proverbs 29:4

The king by judgment establishes the land, but he that receives gifts shall overthrow it.

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness shall he judge the poor and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth; and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the spirit of his lips he shall slay the wicked.

Job 29:11-18

When the ears that heard me, called me blessed; and when the eyes that saw me, gave witness to me:

Psalm 72:12-14

For he shall deliver the destitute when he cries and the poor that has no helper.

Psalm 82:2-3

How long will ye judge unjustly and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 89:2

For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever in the heavens; in them thou shalt establish thy truth.

Proverbs 20:28

Mercy and truth preserve the king, and his throne is upheld by mercy.

Proverbs 28:16

The prince void of intelligence is also a great oppressor, but he that hates covetousness shall prolong his days.

Isaiah 1:17

learn to do good; seek judgment; restore unto the oppressed; hear the fatherless in right judgment; protect the widow.

Isaiah 9:6-7

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

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat; they shine; yea, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they did not judge the cause, the cause of the fatherless; with all this they made themselves prosperous; and they did not judge the cause of the poor.

Jeremiah 22:16

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him. Is this not to know me? said the LORD.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, approve my counsel and redeem thy sins with righteousness and thine iniquities with mercies unto the poor: behold the medicine for thy sin.

Luke 1:32-33

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

Hebrews 1:8-9

But unto the Son he said, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a rod of equity is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

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