It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings.13
As the heavens are high and the earth is deep, so the hearts of kings are unsearchable.
Remove the dross from the silver, and out comes material fora the silversmith;
remove the wicked from the king's presence,2 and his throne will be established3 through righteousness.46
Do not exalt yourself in the king's presence, and do not claim a place among great men;
it is better for him to say to you, "Come up here,"5 than for him to humiliate you before a nobleman. What you have seen with your eyes