By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted; but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to peoples.
It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.
take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.
By the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof; but by a man of understanding and of knowledge, its stability is prolonged.
A king by just judgment establisheth the land; but he that taketh gifts overthroweth it.
A king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
And a throne shall be established in mercy: and in the tent of David there shall sit upon it, in truth, one judging and seeking justice and hastening righteousness.
And judgment shall inhabit the wilderness, and righteousness dwell in the fruitful field.
Jehovah is exalted; for he dwelleth on high: he hath filled Zion with justice and righteousness;
In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression, for thou shalt not fear; and from terror, for it shall not come near thee.
Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes, that they may judge the people with just judgment.
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.