] an abomination
Feminine active participle of H8581
; properly something disgusting
(morally), that is, (as noun) an abhorrence
; especially idolatry
or (concretely) an idol
A primitive root; to do
, in the broadest sense and widest application.
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812
Count - 4888
; a wrong
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal
relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
; properly covered
, that is, a throne
A primitive root; properly to be erect
(that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up
, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish
), or figurative (appoint
, render sure
Stem - Niphal (See H8833
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 1602
(abstractly), subjectively (rectitude
), objectively (justice
), morally (virtue
) or figuratively (prosperity
_ _ Rulers are rightly expected, by their position, to hate evil; for their power is sustained by righteousness.
_ _ Here is, 1. The character of a good king, which Solomon intended not for his own praise, but for instruction to his successors, his neighbours, and the viceroys under him. A good king not only does justice, but it is an abomination to him to do otherwise. He hates the thought of doing wrong and perverting justice; he not only abhors the wickedness done by others, but abhors the wickedness done by others, but abhors to do any himself, though, having power, he might easily and safety do it. 2. The comfort of a good king: His throne is established by righteousness. He that makes conscience of using his power aright shall find that to be the best security of his government, both as it will oblige people, make them easy, and keep them in the interest of it, and as it will obtain the blessing of God, which will be a firm basis to the throne and a strong guard about it.
[It is] an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established (g) by righteousness.
(g) They are appointed by God to rule according to equity and justice.
Proverbs 28:9 He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer [shall be] abomination.
Deuteronomy 25:16 For all that do such things, [and] all that do unrighteously, [are] an abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Luke 12:48 But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few [stripes]. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Proverbs 20:18 [Every] purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.
Proverbs 25:5 Take away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.
Proverbs 29:14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
Psalms 99:4 The king's strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.
Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him [was] called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.
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