Proverbs 16:12

 

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of Proverbs 16:12

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickednesse: for the throne is established by righteousnesse.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Proverbs chapter 16

It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, For a throne is established on righteousness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; For the throne is established by righteousness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Evil-doing is disgusting to kings: for the seat of the ruler is based on righteousness.
- Basic English Bible

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.
- Darby Bible

They that act wickedly are abominable to the king: for the throne is established by justice.
- Douay Rheims Bible

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.
- Webster's Bible

It is an abomination for kings to do wrong, for the throne is established by righteousness.
- World English Bible

An abomination to kings [is] doing wickedness, For by righteousness is a throne established.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness; for the throne is established by righteousness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible


 

salomão's comment on 2013-02-11 21:09:10:

Although we are living in the days that the monarchy is of little use, but the kings of the past can be compared with the president in our days. Even if the earthly justice fails we can trust the justice of the king of kings that never fails.

 


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