King James Version
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
Darby Bible Translation
A king by just judgment establisheth the land; but he that taketh gifts overthroweth it.
World English Bible
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
Young's Literal Translation
A king by judgment establisheth a land, And one receiving gifts throweth it down.
Proverbs 29:4 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
he...: Heb. a man of oblations
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.Proverbs 29:4 Parallel Commentaries
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