New Living Translation
When a king sits in judgment, he weighs all the evidence, distinguishing the bad from the good.
King James Bible
A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
Darby Bible Translation
A king sitting on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
World English Bible
A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.
Young's Literal Translation
A king sitting on a throne of judgment, Is scattering with his eyes all evil,
Proverbs 20:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:8 His eyes - With his very looks, or by his diligent inspection into affairs.
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Solomon also built the throne room, known as the Hall of Justice, where he sat to hear legal matters. It was paneled with cedar from floor to ceiling.
A wise king scatters the wicked like wheat, then runs his threshing wheel over them.
Remove the wicked from the king's court, and his reign will be made secure by justice.
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