Proverbs 25:1-6 NIV

More Proverbs of Solomon

1 These are more proverbs of Solomon, compiled by the men of Hezekiah king of Judah:

References for Proverbs 25:1

2 It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings.

References for Proverbs 25:2

3 As the heavens are high and the earth is deep, so the hearts of kings are unsearchable.
4 Remove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith can produce a vessel;
5 remove wicked officials from the king’s presence, and his throne will be established through righteousness.

References for Proverbs 25:5

6 Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men;