14 If a king judges the poor with fairness, his throne will be established forever.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 29:14

Commentary on Proverbs 29:14

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The rich will look to themselves, but the poor and needy the prince must defend and plead for.

16 When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 29:16

Commentary on Proverbs 29:16

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Let not the righteous have their faith and hope shocked by the increase of sin and sinners, but let them wait with patience.