New American Standard Bible
As the heavens for height and the earth for depth, So the heart of kings is unsearchable.
King James Bible
The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable.
Darby Bible Translation
The heavens for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable.
World English Bible
As the heavens for height, and the earth for depth, so the hearts of kings are unsearchable.
Young's Literal Translation
The heavens for height, and the earth for depth, And the heart of kings -- are unsearchable.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The other side of the thought of Proverbs 25:2. What the mind of God is to the searchers after knowledge, that the heart of the true and wise king is to those who try to guess its counsels.
A sermon (No. 2866) delivered on Thursday Evening, January 6th, 1876, by C.H. Spurgeon at The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country."--Proverbs 25:25. This is a text for summertime rather than for a winter's evening. It is only on one of our hottest summer days that we could fully appreciate the illustration here employed; we need to be parched with thirst to be able to feel the value of cold waters to quench our thirst. At the same …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Epistle Xlii. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
The Ninth Commandment
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.
Take away the dross from the silver, And there comes out a vessel for the smith;
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