Proverbs 20:26
Good News Translation
A wise king will find out who is doing wrong, and will punish him without pity.

Contemporary English Version
A wise ruler severely punishes every criminal.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth over them the wheel.

New American Bible
A wise king winnows the wicked, and threshes them under the cartwheel.

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A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth over them the wheel.

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Proverbs 20:8 The king, that sitteth on the throne of judgment, scattereth away all evil with his look.

2 Samuel 4:9-12 But David answered Rechab, and Baana his brother, the sons of Remmon the Berothite, and said to them: As the Lord liveth, who hath delivered my soul out of all distress, . . .

Psalm 101:5-8 The man that in private detracted his neighbour, him did I persecute. With him that had a proud eye, and an unsatiable heart, I would not eat. . . .

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2 Samuel 12:31 And bringing forth the people thereof he sawed them, and drove over them chariots armed with iron: and divided them with knives, and made them pass through brickkilns: so did he to all the cities of the children of Ammon: and David returned, with all the army to Jerusalem.

Isaiah 28:27,28 For gith shall not be thrashed with saws, neither shall the cart wheel turn about upon cummin: but gith shall be beaten out with a rod, and cumin with a staff. . . .

Context
Wine is a Mocker
25It is ruin to a man to devour holy ones, and after vows to retract. 26A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth over them the wheel.27The spirit of a man is the lamp of the Lord, which searcheth all the hidden things of the bowels.…
Cross References
Ruth 3:2
This Booz, with whose maids thou wast joined in the field, is our near kinsman, and behold this night he winnoweth barley in the threshingfloor.

Proverbs 20:8
The king, that sitteth on the throne of judgment, scattereth away all evil with his look.

Isaiah 28:27
For gith shall not be thrashed with saws, neither shall the cart wheel turn about upon cummin: but gith shall be beaten out with a rod, and cumin with a staff.

Additional Translations
A wise king separates out the wicked and drives the threshing wheel over them.A wise king scatters the wicked, and brings the wheel over them.

A wise king winnoweth the wicked, And bringeth the threshing -wheel over them.

A wise king utterly crushes the ungodly, and will bring a wheel upon them.

A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

A wise king winnoweth the wicked, and bringeth the threshing wheel over them.

A wise king scatterreth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.

A wise king is scattering the wicked, And turneth back on them the wheel.
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