Proverbs 16:12-15 CSB

12 Wicked behaviora is detestable to kings, since a throne is established through righteousness.b

References for Proverbs 16:12

    • r 16:12 - Whether the wicked behavior is on the part of the king or someone else is ambiguous in Hb.
    • s 16:12 - Pr 25:5; Ps 101
      13 Righteous lips are a king's delight, and he loves one who speaks honestly.
      14 A king's fury is a messenger of death, but a wise man appeases it.c

      References for Proverbs 16:14

          15 When a king's face lights up, there is life; his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.