Proverbs 20:28

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

Alternate Versions of Proverbs 20-28

A Conservative Version: Proverbs 20:28
Kindness and truth preserve the king, and his throne is upheld by kindness.

American Standard Version: Proverbs 20:28
Kindness and truth preserve the king; And his throne is upholden by kindness.

Bible in Basic English: Proverbs 20:28
Mercy and good faith keep the king safe, and the seat of his power is based on upright acts.

Darby English Bible: Proverbs 20:28
Mercy and truth preserve the king; and he upholdeth his throne by mercy.

King James Version: Proverbs 20:28
Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.

King James Version (UK): Proverbs 20:28
Mercy and truth preserve the king and his throne supported by mercy.

Youngs Literal Translation: Proverbs 20:28
Kindness and truth keep a king, And he hath supported by kindness his throne.

Verses Related to Proverbs 20-28

Psalms 21:7
For the king trusts in Yahweh. Through the loving kindness of the Most High, he shall not be moved.

Psalms 26:1
> Judge me, Yahweh, for I have walked in my integrity. I have trusted also in Yahweh without wavering.

Psalms 61:7
He shall be enthroned in God's presence forever. Appoint your loving kindness and truth, that they may preserve him.

Psalms 101:1
> I will sing of loving kindness and justice. To you, Yahweh, I will sing praises.

Proverbs 16:6
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.

Proverbs 16:12
It is an abomination for kings to do wrong, For the throne is established by righteousness.

Proverbs 29:14
The king who fairly judges the poor, His throne shall be established forever.

Isaiah 16:5
A throne shall be established in loving kindness; and one shall sit thereon in truth, in the tent of David, judging, and seeking justice, and swift to do righteousness.