New American Standard Bible
The king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.
King James Bible
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.
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We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue …
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2 Chronicles 9:8
"Blessed be the LORD your God who delighted in you, setting you on His throne as king for the LORD your God; because your God loved Israel establishing them forever, therefore He made you king over them, to do justice and righteousness."
And show you the secrets of wisdom! For sound wisdom has two sides. Know then that God forgets a part of your iniquity.
"By me kings reign, And rulers decree justice.
If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.
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