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The king speaks with divine authority; his decisions are always right.
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Divination is in the lips of the king, his mouth shall not err in judgment.
a divine sentence
Proverbs 16:12,13 They that act wickedly are abominable to the king: for the throne is established by justice. . . .
Genesis 44:5,15 The cup which you have stolen, is that in which my lord drinketh, and in which he is wont to divine: you have done a very evil thing. . . .
Deuteronomy 17:18-20 But after he is raised to the throne of his kingdom, he shall copy out to himself the Deuteronomy of this law in a volume, taking the copy of the priests of the Levitical tribe, . . .
2 Samuel 23:3,4 The God of Israel said to me, the strong one of Israel spoke, the ruler of men, the just ruler in the fear of God. . . .
Psalm 45:6,7 Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of uprightness. . . .
Psalm 72:1-4 A psalm on Solomon. . . .
Psalm 99:4 And the king's honour loveth judgment. Thou hast prepared directions: thou hast done judgment and justice in Jacob.
Isaiah 32:1,2 Behold a king shall reign in justice, and princes shall rule in judgment. . . .
Jeremiah 23:5,6 Behold the days come, saith the Lord, and I will raise up to David a just branch: and a king shall reign, and shall be wise: and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. . . .
Hosea 10:4 You speak words of an unprofitable vision, and you shall make a covenant: and judgment shall spring up as bitterness in the furrows of the field.
Amos 5:7 You that turn judgment into wormwood, and forsake justice in the land,
Amos 6:12 For behold the Lord hath commanded, and he will strike the greater house with breaches, and the lesser house with clefts.
ContextThe Reply of the Tongue is from the LORD
…9The heart of man disposeth his way: but the Lord must direct his steps. 10Divination is in the lips of the king, his mouth shall not err in judgment.11Weight and balance are judgments of the Lord: and his work all the weights of the bag.…
1 Kings 3:28
And all Israel heard the judgment which the king had judged, and they feared the king, seeing that the wisdom of God was in him to do judgment.
2 Chronicles 26:16
But when he was made strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction, and he neglected the Lord his God: and going into the temple of the Lord, he had a mind to burn incense upon the altar of incense.
Additional TranslationsA divine verdict is on the lips of a king; his mouth should not betray justice.A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresses not in judgment.
A divine sentence is in the lips of the king; His mouth shall not transgress in judgment.
There is an oracle upon the lips of a king; and his mouth shall not err in judgment.
An oracle is on the lips of the king: his mouth will not err in judgment.
A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth shall not transgress in judgment.
A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.
Inspired judgments are on the lips of the king. He shall not betray his mouth.
An oath is on the lips of a king, In judgment his mouth trespasseth not.
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