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Proverbs 29:4
The king by judgment establisheth the land, but he that receiveth bribes overthroweth it.
The king by justice establisheth the land; But he that exacteth gifts overthroweth it.
The king establishes (stabilizes) the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.
The king by justice establishes the land, but he who exacts gifts and tribute overthrows it.
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
A king gives stability to the land by justice, but one who imposes heavy taxes tears it down.
A king gives stability to a country by justice, but one who overtaxes it brings it to ruin.
An honest ruler makes the nation strong; a ruler who takes bribes will bring it to ruin.
A king by just judgment establisheth the land; but he that taketh gifts overthroweth it.
A just king setteth up the land: a covetous man shall destroy it.
A nation will be strong when it has a fair and just king. A nation will be weak when it has a king who is selfish and demands gifts.
By justice a king builds up the land, but he who exacts gifts tears it down.
By justice a king builds up the land, but he who exacts gifts tears it down.
If a king is ·fair [just], he makes his country ·strong [stable], but if he ·takes gifts dishonestly [heavily taxes/extorts it], he tears his country down [1 Sam. 12:10–18].
A king by judgment maintaineth the country: but a man receiving gifts, destroyeth it.
By means of justice, a king builds up a country, but a person who confiscates religious contributions tears it down.
When the king is concerned with justice, the nation will be strong, but when he is only concerned with money, he will ruin his country.
By justice a king brings stability to a land, but a man who demands “contributions” demolishes it.
If a king is fair, he makes his country strong. But if he takes money dishonestly, he tears his country down.
A king brings stability to a land through justice, but a man who takes bribes brings it to ruin.
¶ The king by judgment establishes the land, but he that receives gifts shall overthrow it.
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
By justice a king gives stability to a land, but a man of bribes will ruin it.
A just king gives stability to his nation, but one who demands bribes destroys it.
A leader of good judgment gives stability; an exploiting leader leaves a trail of waste.
The king establishes the land by judgment, but he who receives bribes overthrows it.
By means of justice, a king builds up a country, but a person who confiscates religious contributions tears it down.
By justice a king builds up the land; but one who raises taxes tears it down.
The king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.
If a king is fair, he makes his country strong, but if he takes gifts dishonestly, he tears his country down.
A king brings stability to a land by justice, but one who exacts tribute tears it down.
By doing what is fair, a king makes a country secure. But those who only want money tear it down.
By justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down.
By justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down.
The king establishes the land by justice, But he who receives bribes overthrows it.
The king makes the land strong by doing what is right and fair, but the one who takes pay for doing wrong, destroys it.
A just king gives stability to his nation, but one who demands bribes destroys it.
By justice a king gives stability to the land, but one who makes heavy exactions ruins it.
By justice a king gives stability to the land, but one who makes heavy exactions ruins it.
By justice a king gives stability to the land, but one who makes heavy exactions ruins it.
By justice a king gives stability to the land, but one who makes heavy exactions ruins it.
Melech by mishpat establisheth eretz, but an ish terumot (a man of bribes) bringeth it down.
By justice a king gives stability to the land, but one who exacts gifts ruins it.
By justice a king gives stability to the land, but one who exacts gifts ruins it.
By justice a king brings stability to a land, but one who takes bribes brings it ruin.
A king brings stability to a land with his justice, but one who makes unjust demands brings it to ruin.
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
A just king raiseth [up] the land; an avaricious man shall destroy it.
A king by judgment establisheth a land, And one receiving gifts throweth it down.
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