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Proverbs 16:12New Living Translation (NLT)

12 A king detests wrongdoing,
    for his rule is built on justice.

New Living Translation (NLT)

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Proverbs 16:121599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is stablished [a]by justice.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 16:12 They are appointed by God to rule according to equity and justice.
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

Geneva Bible, 1599 Edition. Published by Tolle Lege Press. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without written permission from the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations in articles, reviews, and broadcasts.

Proverbs 16:12English Standard Version (ESV)

12 It is an abomination to kings to do evil,
    for the throne is established by righteousness.

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

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