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Proverbs 20:28

    Proverbs 20:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upheld by mercy.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Kindness and truth preserve the king; And his throne is upholden by kindness.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Mercy and good faith keep the king safe, and the seat of his power is based on upright acts.

    Webster's Revision

    Kindness and truth preserve the king; And his throne is upholden by kindness.

    World English Bible

    Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 20:28

    Mercy and truth preserve the king - These are the brightest jewels in the royal crown; and those kings who are most governed by them have the stablest government.