New American Standard Bible
Righteous lips are the delight of kings, And he who speaks right is loved.
King James Bible
Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.
Darby Bible Translation
Righteous lips are the delight of kings, and they love him that speaketh aright.
World English Bible
Righteous lips are the delight of kings. They value one who speaks the truth.
Young's Literal Translation
The delight of kings are righteous lips, And whoso is speaking uprightly he loveth,
Proverbs 16:13 Parallel
LibraryApril 17. "He that Ruleth his Spirit is Better than He that Taketh a City" (Prov. xvi. 32).
"He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city" (Prov. xvi. 32). Temperance is true self-government. It involves the grace of self-denial and the spirit of a sound mind. It is that poise of spirit that holds us quiet, self-possessed, recollected, deliberate, and subject ever to the voice of God and the conviction of duty in every step we take. Many persons have not that poise and recollected spirit. They are drifting at the impulse of their own impressions, moods, the influence of …
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It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, For a throne is established on righteousness.
The fury of a king is like messengers of death, But a wise man will appease it.
He who loves purity of heart And whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend.
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