||By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.
||The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath
is against him that causeth shame.
||The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise
man will pacify it.
||The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso
provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
||A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth
away all evil with his eyes.
||A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel
||The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the
rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
||He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his
lips the king shall be his friend.
||My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not
with them that are given to change:
||These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of
Hezekiah king of Judah copied out.
||It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour
of kings is to search out a matter.
||Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne
shall be established in righteousness.
||By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft
tongue breaketh the bone.
||The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that
receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
||It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to
drink wine; nor for princes strong drink: