Proverbs 16:12
Text Analysis
8441 [e]תּוֹעֲבַ֣ת
[it is] an abominationN-fsc
4428 [e]מְ֭לָכִים
for kingsN-mp
6213 [e]עֲשׂ֣וֹת
to commitV-Qal-Inf
7562 [e]רֶ֑שַׁע
3588 [e]כִּ֥י
6666 [e]בִ֝צְדָקָ֗ה
by righteousnessPrep-b | N-fs
3559 [e]יִכּ֥וֹן
is establishedV-Nifal-Imperf-3ms
3678 [e]כִּסֵּֽא׃
a throneN-ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 16:12 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
תֹּועֲבַ֣ת מְ֭לָכִים עֲשֹׂ֣ות רֶ֑שַׁע כִּ֥י בִ֝צְדָקָ֗ה יִכֹּ֥ון כִּסֵּֽא׃

משלי 16:12 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
תועבת מלכים עשות רשע כי בצדקה יכון כסא׃

משלי 16:12 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
תועבת מלכים עשות רשע כי בצדקה יכון כסא׃

משלי 16:12 Hebrew Bible
תועבת מלכים עשות רשע כי בצדקה יכון כסא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, For a throne is established on righteousness.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wicked behavior is detestable to kings, since a throne is established through righteousness.
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