Proverbs 16:10

“A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A diuine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in iudgement.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A divine decision is in the lips of the king; His mouth should not err in judgment.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A divine sentence is in the lips of the king; His mouth shall not transgress in judgment.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Decision is in the lips of the king: his mouth will not go wrong in judging.
- Basic English Bible

An oracle is on the lips of the king: his mouth will not err in judgment.
- Darby Bible

A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.
- Webster's Bible

Inspired judgments are on the lips of the king. He shall not betray his mouth.
- World English Bible

An oath [is] on the lips of a king, In judgment his mouth trespasseth not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A divine sentence is in the lips of the king; his mouth trespasseth not in judgment.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:10


16:10 A divine sentence - Great sagacity and piercing judgment. Of the king - Of wise kings; who only are worthy of that name and office.


Discussion for Proverbs 16:10

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