Proverbs 20:8
Good News Translation
The king sits in judgment and knows evil when he sees it.

Contemporary English Version
When rulers decide cases, they weigh the evidence.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The king, that sitteth on the throne of judgment, scattereth away all evil with his look.

New American Bible
A king seated on the throne of judgment dispels all evil with his glance.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

Proverbs 20:26 A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth over them the wheel.

Proverbs 16:12 They that act wickedly are abominable to the king: for the throne is established by justice.

Proverbs 29:14 The king that judgeth the poor in truth, his throne shall be established for ever.

1 Samuel 23:3,4 And the men that were with David, said to him: Behold we are in fear here in Judea, how much more if we go to Ceila against the bands of the Philistines? . . .

2 Samuel 23:4 As the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, shineth in the morning without clouds, and as the grass springeth out of the earth by rain.

Psalm 72:4 He shall judge the poor of the people, and he shall save the children of the poor: and he shall humble the oppressor.

Psalm 92:9 For behold thy enemies, O Lord, for behold thy enemies shall perish: and all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.

Psalm 99:4 And the king's honour loveth judgment. Thou hast prepared directions: thou hast done judgment and justice in Jacob.

Psalm 101:6-8 My eyes were upon the faithful of the earth, to sit with me: the man that walked in the perfect way, he served me. . . .

Isaiah 32:1 Behold a king shall reign in justice, and princes shall rule in judgment.

Context
Wine is a Mocker
7The just that walketh in his simplicity, shall leave behind him blessed children. 8The king, that sitteth on the throne of judgment, scattereth away all evil with his look.9Who can say: My heart is clean, I am pure from sin?…
Cross References
Matthew 12:30
He that is not with me, is against me: and he that gathereth not with me, scattereth.

1 Kings 7:7
He made also the porch of the throne wherein is the seat of judgment; and covered it with cedar wood from the floor to the top.

Proverbs 20:26
A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth over them the wheel.

Proverbs 25:5
Take away wickedness from the face of the king, and his throne shall be established with justice.

Additional Translations
A king who sits on a throne to judge sifts out all evil with his eyes.A king that sits in the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

A king that sitteth on the throne of judgment Scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

Whenever a righteous king sits on the throne, no evil thing can stand before his presence.

A king sitting on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

A king that sitteth on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

A king that sitteth on the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.

A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.

A king sitting on a throne of judgment, Is scattering with his eyes all evil,
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