Proverbs 16:12
Good News Translation
Kings cannot tolerate evil, because justice is what makes a government strong.

Contemporary English Version
Justice makes rulers powerful. They should hate evil

Douay-Rheims Bible
They that act wickedly are abominable to the king: for the throne is established by justice.

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They that act wickedly are abominable to the king: for the throne is established by justice.

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Proverbs 28:9 He that turneth away his ears from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination.

Deuteronomy 25:16 For the Lord thy God abhorreth him that doth these things, and he hateth all injustice.

Luke 12:48 But he that knew not and did things worthy of stripes shall be beaten with few stripes. And unto whomsoever much is given, of him much shall be required: and to whom they have committed much, of him they will demand the more.

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Proverbs 20:18 Designs are strengthened by counsels: and wars are to be managed by governments.

Proverbs 25:5 Take away wickedness from the face of the king, and his throne shall be established with justice.

Proverbs 29:14 The king that judgeth the poor in truth, his throne shall be established for ever.

Psalm 99:4 And the king's honour loveth judgment. Thou hast prepared directions: thou hast done judgment and justice in Jacob.

Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened: and behold a white horse. And he that sat upon him was called faithful and true: and with justice doth he judge and fight.

Context
The Reply of the Tongue is from the LORD
11Weight and balance are judgments of the Lord: and his work all the weights of the bag. 12They that act wickedly are abominable to the king: for the throne is established by justice.13Just lips are the delight of kings: he that speaketh right things shall be loved.…
Cross References
Proverbs 16:13
Just lips are the delight of kings: he that speaketh right things shall be loved.

Proverbs 25:5
Take away wickedness from the face of the king, and his throne shall be established with justice.

Proverbs 29:14
The king that judgeth the poor in truth, his throne shall be established for ever.

Additional Translations
Wicked behavior is detestable to kings, for a throne is established through righteousness.It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; For the throne is established by righteousness.

An evil-doer is an abomination to a king; for the throne of rule is established by righteousness.

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.

It is an abomination for kings to do wrong, for the throne is established by righteousness.

An abomination to kings is doing wickedness, For by righteousness is a throne established.
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