8 When a king sits on his throne to judge, he winnows out all evil with his eyes.

Read Proverbs 20:8 Using Other Translations

A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
A king who sits on the throne of judgment winnows all evil with his eyes.
When a king sits in judgment, he weighs all the evidence, distinguishing the bad from the good.