Proverbs 29:4
By justice a king gives stability to the land, but a man who exacts tribute demolishes it.
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2 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."

Job 11:6
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.

Proverbs 8:15
By me kings reign, and rulers enact just laws;

Proverbs 29:14
A king who judges the poor with fairness--his throne will be established forever.

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Proverbs 29:14
A king who judges the poor with fairness--his throne will be established forever.

Proverbs 16:12
Wicked behavior is detestable to kings, for a throne is established through righteousness.

Proverbs 20:8
A king who sits on a throne to judge sifts out all evil with his eyes.

1 Samuel 13:13
"You have acted foolishly, " Samuel declared. "You have not kept the command the LORD your God gave you; if you had, the LORD would have established your kingdom over Israel for all time.

2 Samuel 8:15
Thus David reigned over all Israel and administered justice and righteousness for all his people:

1 Kings 2:12
So Solomon sat on the throne of his father David, and his kingdom was firmly established.

Psalm 89:14
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; loving devotion and truth go before You.

Psalm 99:4
The mighty King loves justice. You have established equity; You have exercised justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Isaiah 9:7
Of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish and sustain it with justice and righteousness from that time and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of Hosts will accomplish this.

Isaiah 49:8
This is what the LORD says: "In the time of favor I will answer you, and in the day of salvation I will help you; I will keep you and appoint you to be a covenant for the people, to restore the land, to apportion its desolate inheritances,

he that receiveth gifts

2 Kings 15:18-20
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, and throughout his reign he did not turn away from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had caused Israel to commit. . . .

Jeremiah 22:13-17
"Woe to him who builds his palace by unrighteousness, and his upper rooms without justice, who makes his countrymen serve without pay, and will not give him his wages, . . .

Daniel 11:20
In his place one will arise who will send out a tax collector for the glory of the kingdom; but within a few days he will be destroyed, though not in anger or in battle.

Micah 7:3
Both hands are skilled at evil; the prince and the judge demand a bribe; when the powerful utters his evil desire, they all conspire together.

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