Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
The king who faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.
It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness, for the throne is established by righteousness.
A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.
1 Samuel 13:13
And Samuel said to Saul, Thou have done foolishly. Thou have not kept the commandment of LORD thy God, which he commanded thee. For now LORD would have established thy kingdom upon Israel forever,
2 Samuel 8:15
And David reigned over all Israel. And David executed justice and righteousness to all his people.
1 Kings 2:12
And Solomon sat upon the throne of David his father, and his kingdom was established greatly.
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of thy throne. Loving kindness and truth go before thy face.
The king's strength also loves justice. Thou establish equity. Thou execute justice and righteousness in Jacob.
Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from henceforth even forever. The zeal of L
Thus says LORD, In an acceptable time I have heard thee, and in a day of salvation I have helped thee. And I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to raise up the land, to make them inherit the desolate he
He that receiveth gifts
2 Kings 15:18
And he did that which was evil in the sight of LORD. He did not depart all his days from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, with which he made Israel to sin.
Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by injustice, who uses his neighbor's service without wages, and gives him not his hire,
Then somebody shall stand up in his place who shall cause an exactor to pass through the glory of the kingdom, but within a few days he shall be destroyed, neither in anger, nor in battle.
Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.