New American Standard Bible
Take away the wicked before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.
King James Bible
Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.
Darby Bible Translation
take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.
World English Bible
Take away the wicked from the king's presence, and his throne will be established in righteousness.
Young's Literal Translation
Take away the wicked before a king, And established in righteousness is his throne.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
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
1 Kings 2:45
"But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever."
It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, For a throne is established on righteousness.
A king who sits on the throne of justice Disperses all evil with his eyes.
Do not claim honor in the presence of the king, And do not stand in the place of great men;
If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.
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