Proverbs 16:14

The king's wrath is a messenger of death, But a wise man will pacify it.

Alternate Versions of Proverbs 16-14

A Conservative Version: Proverbs 16:14
The wrath of a king is messengers of death, but a wise man will pacify it.

American Standard Version: Proverbs 16:14
The wrath of a king is `as' messengers of death; But a wise man will pacify it.

Bible in Basic English: Proverbs 16:14
The wrath of the king is like those who give news of death, but a wise man will put peace in place of it.

Darby English Bible: Proverbs 16:14
The fury of a king is [as] messengers of death; but a wise man will pacify it.

King James Version: Proverbs 16:14
The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

King James Version (UK): Proverbs 16:14
The wrath of a king is as messengers of death but a wise man will pacify it.

Youngs Literal Translation: Proverbs 16:14
The fury of a king `is' messengers of death, And a wise man pacifieth it.

Verses Related to Proverbs 16-14

1 Samuel 22:18
The king said to Doeg, Turn you, and fall on the priests. Doeg the Edomite turned, and he fell on the priests, and he killed on that day eighty-five persons who wore a linen ephod.

1 Kings 2:29
It was told king Solomon, Joab is fled to the Tent of Yahweh, and, behold, he is by the altar. Then Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, saying, Go, fall on him.

Proverbs 17:11
An evil man seeks only rebellion; Therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.

Proverbs 19:12
The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, But his favor is like dew on the grass.

Proverbs 20:2
The terror of a king is like the roaring of a lion: He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.

Ecclesiastes 9:15
Now a poor wise man was found in it, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.

Ecclesiastes 10:4
If the spirit of the ruler rises up against you, don't leave your place; for gentleness lays great offenses to rest.

Daniel 3:13
Then Nebuchadnezzar in [his] rage and fury commanded to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Then they brought these men before the king.