By justice a king gives stability to the land, but a man who exacts tribute demolishes it.
Cross References2 Chronicles 9:8
Blessed be the LORD your God, who has delighted in you to set you on His throne to be king for the LORD your God. Because your God loved Israel enough to establish them forever, He has made you king over them to carry out justice and righteousness."
and disclose to you the secrets of wisdom, for true wisdom has two sides. Know then that God exacts from you less than your iniquity deserves.
By me kings reign, and rulers enact just laws;
A king who judges the poor with fairness--his throne will be established forever.
Chapter Outline1. observations of public government
15. and of private
22. Of anger, pride, thievery, cowardice and corruption
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