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 Proverbs 14:28; 14:35; 16:10; 16:12 - 15; 17:7; 17:11; 19:12; 20:2; 20:8; 20:26; 20:28; 21:1; 22:11; 23:1 - 3; 24:21 - 22; 25:2 - 7; 25:15; 28:2 - 3; 28:15 - 16; 29:4; 29:12; 29:14; 29:26
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 14
14:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A large population is a king's glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined.
 
14:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant incurs his wrath.
 
   Chapter 16
16:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth should not betray justice.
 
16:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Kings detest wrongdoing, for a throne is established through righteousness.
 
16:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth.
 
16:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but a wise man will appease it.
 
16:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When a king's face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring.
 
   Chapter 17
17:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Arrogant F33 lips are unsuited to a fool - how much worse lying lips to a ruler!
 
17:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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An evil man is bent only on rebellion; a merciless official will be sent against him.
 
   Chapter 19
19:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A king's rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
 
   Chapter 20
20:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A king's wrath is like the roar of a lion; he who angers him forfeits his life.
 
20:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When a king sits on his throne to judge, he winnows out all evil with his eyes.
 
20:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A wise king winnows out the wicked; he drives the threshing wheel over them.
 
20:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Love and faithfulness keep a king safe; through love his throne is made secure.
 
   Chapter 21
21:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD; he directs it like a watercourse wherever he pleases.
 
   Chapter 22
22:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious will have the king for his friend.
 
   Chapter 23
23:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When you sit to dine with a ruler, note well what F43 is before you,
 
23:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and put a knife to your throat if you are given to gluttony.
 
23:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Do not crave his delicacies, for that food is deceptive.
 
   Chapter 24
24:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Fear the LORD and the king, my son, and do not join with the rebellious,
 
24:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for those two will send sudden destruction upon them, and who knows what calamities they can bring?
 
   Chapter 25
25:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings.
 
25:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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As the heavens are high and the earth is deep, so the hearts of kings are unsearchable.
 
25:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Remove the dross from the silver, and out comes material for F47 the silversmith;
 
25:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
remove the wicked from the king's presence, and his throne will be established through righteousness.
 
25:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Do not exalt yourself in the king's presence, and do not claim a place among great men;
 
25:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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it is better for him to say to you, "Come up here," than for him to humiliate you before a nobleman. What you have seen with your eyes
 
25:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.
 
   Chapter 28
28:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers, but a man of understanding and knowledge maintains order.
 
28:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A ruler F51 who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain that leaves no crops.
 
28:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked man ruling over a helpless people.
 
28:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment, but he who hates ill-gotten gain will enjoy a long life.
 
   Chapter 29
29:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
By justice a king gives a country stability, but one who is greedy for bribes tears it down.
 
29:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If a ruler listens to lies, all his officials become wicked.
 
29:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will always be secure.
 
29:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the LORD that man gets justice.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F33 Or Eloquent
F43 Or who
F47 Or comes a vessel from
F51 Or A poor man

 
 

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