Add parallel Print Page Options

14 I have teaching and wisdom. I have understanding and power. 15 By me kings rule and rulers make laws that are fair. 16 By me rulers rule, and all the princes rule on the earth.

Read full chapter

14 Counsel and sound judgment are mine;
    I have insight, I have power.(A)
15 By me kings reign
    and rulers(B) issue decrees that are just;
16 by me princes govern,(C)
    and nobles—all who rule on earth.[a]

Read full chapter


  1. Proverbs 8:16 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; other Hebrew manuscripts all righteous rulers