Psalm 94:20
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New International Version
Can a corrupt throne be allied with you-- a throne that brings on misery by its decrees?

King James Bible
Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?

Darby Bible Translation
Shall the throne of wickedness be united to thee, which frameth mischief into a law?

World English Bible
Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with you, which brings about mischief by statute?

Young's Literal Translation
Is a throne of mischief joined with Thee? A framer of perverseness by statute?

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Shall the throne of iniquity - No wicked king, judge, or magistrate shall ever stand in thy presence. No countenance shall such have from thy grace or providence.

Which frameth mischief - Devise, plan, and execute, as if they acted by a positive law, and were strictly enjoined to do what they so much delighted in.

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Psalm 52:1 Why boast you yourself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endures continually.

Psalm 82:1 God stands in the congregation of the mighty; he judges among the gods.

1 Samuel 22:12 And Saul said, Hear now, you son of Ahitub. And he answered, Here I am, my lord.

Ecclesiastes 3:16 And moreover I saw under the sun the place of judgment, that wickedness was there; and the place of righteousness...

Ecclesiastes 5:8 If you see the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter...

Amos 6:3 You that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

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2 Chronicles 6:14-16 And said, O LORD God of Israel, there is no God like you in the heaven, nor in the earth; which keep covenant...

Isaiah 1:11-20 To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices to me? said the LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams...

Jeremiah 7:4-11 Trust you not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these...

John 18:28 Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas to the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall...

1 John 1:5,6 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all...

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Psalm 58:2 Yes, in heart you work wickedness; you weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.

1 Kings 12:32 And Jeroboam ordained a feast in the eighth month, on the fifteenth day of the month, like to the feast that is in Judah...

Esther 3:6-12 And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had showed him the people of Mordecai...

Isaiah 10:1 Woe to them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;

Daniel 3:4-7 Then an herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O people, nations, and languages...

Daniel 6:7-9 All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellors, and the captains...

Micah 6:16 For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and you walk in their counsels...

John 9:22 These words spoke his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already...

John 11:57 Now both the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a commandment, that, if any man knew where he were, he should show it...

Revelation 13:15-17 And he had power to give life to the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak...

Library
Of the Knowledge of Truth
Happy is the man whom Truth by itself doth teach, not by figures and transient words, but as it is in itself.(1) Our own judgment and feelings often deceive us, and we discern but little of the truth. What doth it profit to argue about hidden and dark things, concerning which we shall not be even reproved in the judgment, because we knew them not? Oh, grievous folly, to neglect the things which are profitable and necessary, and to give our minds to things which are curious and hurtful! Having
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

The Abrogation of the Saybrook Platform
That house cannot stand.--Mark iii, 25. The times change and we change with them.--Proverb. The omission of all persecuting acts from the revision of the laws in 1750 was evidence that the worst features of the great schism were passing, that public opinion as a whole had grown averse to any great severity toward the Separatists as dissenters. But the continuance in the revised statutes of the Saybrook Platform as the legalized constitution of the "Presbyterian, Congregational or Consociated Church,"
M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.—The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut

Letter Xlvi (Circa A. D. 1125) to Guigues, the Prior, and to the Other Monks of the Grand Chartreuse
To Guigues, the Prior, And to the Other Monks of the Grand Chartreuse He discourses much and piously of the law of true and sincere charity, of its signs, its degrees, its effects, and of its perfection which is reserved for Heaven (Patria). Brother Bernard, of Clairvaux, wishes health eternal to the most reverend among fathers, and to the dearest among friends, Guigues, Prior of the Grande Chartreuse, and to the holy Monks who are with him. 1. I have received the letter of your Holiness as joyfully
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

The Roman Pilgrimage: the Miracles which were Wrought in It.
[Sidenote: 1139] 33. (20). It seemed to him, however, that one could not go on doing these things with sufficient security without the authority of the Apostolic See; and for that reason he determined to set out for Rome, and most of all because the metropolitan see still lacked, and from the beginning had lacked, the use of the pall, which is the fullness of honour.[507] And it seemed good in his eyes[508] that the church for which he had laboured so much[509] should acquire, by his zeal and labour,
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Psalm 50:16
But to the wicked person, God says: "What right have you to recite my laws or take my covenant on your lips?

Psalm 58:2
No, in your heart you devise injustice, and your hands mete out violence on the earth.

Isaiah 10:1
Woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees,

Jeremiah 22:30
This is what the LORD says: "Record this man as if childless, a man who will not prosper in his lifetime, for none of his offspring will prosper, none will sit on the throne of David or rule anymore in Judah."

Daniel 6:15
Then the men went as a group to King Darius and said to him, "Remember, Your Majesty, that according to the law of the Medes and Persians no decree or edict that the king issues can be changed."

Amos 6:3
You put off the day of disaster and bring near a reign of terror.

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