Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
The king that 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 that sits in the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.
1 Samuel 13:13
And Samuel said to Saul, You have done foolishly: you have not kept the commandment of the LORD your God, which he commanded you: for now would the LORD have established your kingdom upon Israel forever.
2 Samuel 8:15
And David reigned over all Israel; and David executed judgment and justice unto all his people.
1 Kings 2:12
Then sat Solomon upon the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was established greatly.
Righteousness and justice are the habitation of your throne: mercy and truth shall go before your face.
The king's strength also loves justice; you do establish equity, you execute justice and righteousness in Jacob.
Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth even forever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.
Thus says the LORD, In an acceptable time have I heard you, and in a day of salvation have I helped you: and I will preserve you, and give you for a covenant to the people, to establish the earth, to cause them to inherit the desolate heritages;
He that receiveth gifts
2 Kings 15:18
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD: he departed not all his days from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin.
Woe unto him that builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that uses his neighbor's service without wages, and gives him nothing for his work;
Then shall arise in his place a raiser of taxes in the glorious kingdom: but within a few days he shall be destroyed, but neither in anger, nor in battle.
That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a bribe; and the great man, he utters his evil desire: so they weave it together.