He that loves pureness of heart and has grace on his lips, the king shall be his friend.
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George Leo Haydock
He. Septuagint, "the Lord loveth pious hearts. All the irreproachable are acceptable to him. The king feeds with lips "by his just ordinances. (Haydock)
Kings hate duplicity; but require that the truth should be disclosed to them in a suitable manner.