Wicked behavior is detestable to kings, since a throne is established through righteousness.
References for Proverbs 16:12
Righteous lips are a king's delight, and he loves one who speaks honestly.
A king's fury is a messenger of death, but a wise man appeases it.
References for Proverbs 16:14
When a king's face lights up, there is life; his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.