Kings, How They Should Act
Most Relevant Verses
Now therefore, O kings, show discernment; Take warning, O judges of the earth.
"Keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His ordinances, and His testimonies, according to what is written in the Law of Moses, that you may succeed in all that you do and wherever you turn,
"Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, 'The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and He has appointed me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Then King Darius issued a decree, and search was made in the archives, where the treasures were stored in Babylon.
"Kings will be your guardians, And their princesses your nurses They will bow down to you with their faces to the earth And lick the dust of your feet; And you will know that I am the LORD; Those who hopefully wait for Me will not be put to shame.
Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.
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