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The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 29:4
The king by iudgement stablisheth the land: but he that receiueth gifts, ouerthroweth it.- King James Version (1611)
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The king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.- New American Standard Version (1995)
The king by justice establisheth the land; But he that exacteth gifts overthroweth it.- American Standard Version (1901)
A king, by right rule, makes the land safe; but one full of desires makes it a waste.- Basic English Bible
A king by just judgment establisheth the land; but he that taketh gifts overthroweth it.- Darby Bible
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it. - Webster's Bible
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.- World English Bible
A king by judgment establisheth a land, And one receiving gifts throweth it down.- Youngs Literal Bible
The king by justice establisheth the land; but he that exacteth gifts overthroweth it.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 29:4
29:4 Judgment - By the free and impartial exercise of justice. Gifts - Bribes.
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