Proverbs regarding aristocracy, eminence, greatness, kingship, nobility, primacy, queenship, supremacy, the crown, majesty, realm, regality, royalty, sovereignty
For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.
He stores up effective counsel for the upright, and is like a shield for those who live with integrity,
Prov. 2:6-7 (read whole chapter)
Kings reign by means of me, and potentates decree righteousness;
Prov. 8:15 (read whole chapter)
Every shrewd person acts with knowledge, but a fool displays his folly.
Prov. 13:16 (read whole chapter)
The scorner seeks wisdom but finds none, but understanding is easy for a discerning person.
Prov. 14:6 (read whole chapter)
The king shows favor to a wise servant, but his wrath falls on one who acts shamefully.
Prov. 14:35 (read whole chapter)
The lips of the wise spread knowledge, but not so the heart of fools.
Prov. 15:7 (read whole chapter)
The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on folly.
Prov. 15:14 (read whole chapter)
A king's wrath is like a messenger of death, but a wise person appeases it.
Prov. 16:14 (read whole chapter)
The king's terrifying anger is like the roar of a lion; whoever provokes him sins against himself.
Prov. 20:2 (read whole chapter)
A king sitting on the throne to judge separates out all evil with his eyes.
Prov. 20:8 (read whole chapter)
A wise king separates out the wicked; he turns the threshing wheel over them.
Prov. 20:26 (read whole chapter)
The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD like channels of water; he turns it wherever he wants.
Prov. 21:1 (read whole chapter)
The one who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious - the king will be his friend.
Prov. 22:11 (read whole chapter)
Fear the LORD, my child, as well as the king, and do not associate with rebels,
Prov. 24:21 (read whole chapter)
These also are proverbs of Solomon, which the men of King Hezekiah of Judah copied:
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, and it is the glory of a king to search out a matter.
As the heaven is high and the earth is deep so the hearts of kings are unsearchable.
Remove the dross from the silver, and material for the silversmith will emerge;
remove the wicked from before the king, and his throne will be established in righteousness.
Prov. 25:1-5 (read whole chapter)
Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a soft tongue can break a bone.
Prov. 25:15 (read whole chapter)
A king brings stability to a land by justice, but one who exacts tribute tears it down.
Prov. 29:4 (read whole chapter)
It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or for rulers to crave strong drink,
Prov. 31:4 (read whole chapter)