4 By justice a king gives a country stability, but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down.
4 The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he he...: Heb. a man of oblations that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
4 By justice a king builds up the land, but he who exacts giftsOr who taxes heavily tears it down.
4 A leader of good judgment gives stability; an exploiting leader leaves a trail of waste.
4 The king establishes the land by justice, But he who receives bribes overthrows it.
4 A just king gives stability to his nation, but one who demands bribes destroys it.
(Read Proverbs 29:4)
The Lord Jesus is the King who will minister true judgment to the people.
 29:4 Or "who give"