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Proverbs 25:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Take away the wicked [from] before the king, And his throne shall be established in righteousness.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Take away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Take away the wicked before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Take away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Remove a lawless man from before the king, that his throne, may be established in righteousness.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Take away the wicked before a king, And established in righteousness is his throne.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Take away wickedness from the face of the king, and his throne shall be established with justice.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Take away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shalbe established in righteousnes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Slay the ungodly from before the king, and his throne shall prosper in righteousness.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Take away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Take away 1898
{1898} Prime
הָגַה
hagah
{haw-gaw'}
A primitive root; to remove.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
the wicked 7563
{7563} Prime
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
[from] before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
the king, 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
and his throne 3678
{3678} Prime
כִּסֵּא
kicce'
{kis-say'}
From H3680; properly covered, that is, a throne (as canopied).
shall be established 3559
{3559} Prime
כּוּן
kuwn
{koon}
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, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
in righteousness. 6664
{6664} Prime
צֶדֶק
tsedeq
{tseh'-dek}
From H6663; the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 25:4-5.


Proverbs 25:5

_ _ before — or, “in presence of,” as courtiers stood about a king.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 25:4-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 25:5

Take (g) away the wicked [from] before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

(g) It is not enough that he is pure himself, but that he put away others who are corrupted.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
away:

Proverbs 20:8 A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
1 Kings 2:33 Their blood shall therefore return upon the head of Joab, and upon the head of his seed for ever: but upon David, and upon his seed, and upon his house, and upon his throne, shall there be peace for ever from the LORD.
1 Kings 2:46 So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; which went out, and fell upon him, that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.
Esther 7:10 So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.
Esther 8:11-17 Wherein the king granted the Jews which [were] in every city to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, [both] little ones and women, and [to take] the spoil of them for a prey, ... And in every province, and in every city, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a good day. And many of the people of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews fell upon them.
Psalms 101:7-8 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight. ... I will early destroy all the wicked of the land; that I may cut off all wicked doers from the city of the LORD.

his:

Proverbs 16:12 [It is] an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.
Proverbs 20:28 Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.
Proverbs 29:14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of [his] government and peace [there shall be] no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.
Isaiah 16:5 And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.
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1K 2:33, 46. Es 7:10; 8:11. Ps 101:7. Pv 16:12; 20:8, 28; 29:14. Is 9:7; 16:5.

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