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Love and faithfulness keep a king safe; through love his throne is made secure.
King James Bible
Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.
American Standard Version
Kindness and truth preserve the king; And his throne is upholden by kindness.
Young's Literal Translation
Kindness and truth keep a king, And he hath supported by kindness his throne.
Proverbs 20:28 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Mercy and truth preserve the king - These are the brightest jewels in the royal crown; and those kings who are most governed by them have the stablest government.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 16:6 By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.
Psalm 61:7 He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him.
Psalm 101:1 I will sing of mercy and judgment: to you, O LORD, will I sing.
Proverbs 16:12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.
Proverbs 29:14 The king that faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
Psalm 21:7 For the king trusts in the LORD, and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved.
Psalm 26:1 Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in my integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.
Isaiah 16:5 And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit on it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment...
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Psalm 40:11 Do not withhold your mercy from me, LORD; may your love and faithfulness always protect me.
Proverbs 29:14 If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will be established forever.