Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The king's favor is toward a servant who acts wisely, But his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.

King James Version

The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.

Holman Bible

A king favors a wise servant, but his anger falls on a disgraceful one.

International Standard Version

The king approves the wise servant, but he is angry at anyone who acts shamefully.

A Conservative Version

The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath will be [to] him who causes shame.

American Standard Version

The king's favor is toward a servant that dealeth wisely; But his wrath will be against him that causeth shame.

Amplified

The king's favor is toward a wise and discreet servant, but his wrath is against him who does shamefully.

Bible in Basic English

The king has pleasure in a servant who does wisely, but his wrath is against him who is a cause of shame.

Darby Translation

The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The king's favour is toward the wise slave, but his wrath is against him that causes shame.

Julia Smith Translation

The acceptance of the king to a servant of understanding: and his wrath shall be to him causing shame.

King James 2000

The king's favor is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causes shame.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The favor of a king [is] for the servant who deals wisely, but his wrath will be [on] him who acts shamefully.

Modern King James verseion

The king's favor is toward a wise servant, but his wrath is against him who causes shame.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A discreet servant is a pleasure unto the king; but one that is not honest provoketh him unto wrath.

NET Bible

The king shows favor to a wise servant, but his wrath falls on one who acts shamefully.

New Heart English Bible

The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.

The Emphasized Bible

The good-pleasure of a king, is due to a servant who is discreet, but, his indignation, shall be against him that bringeth shame.

Webster

The king's favor is towards a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.

World English Bible

The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.

Youngs Literal Translation

The favour of a king is to a wise servant, And an object of his wrath is one causing shame!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

but his wrath
עברה 
`ebrah 
Usage: 34

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

34 Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people. 35 The king's favor is toward a servant who acts wisely, But his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:11

He who loves purity of heart And whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend.

Matthew 24:45-51

"Who then is the faithful and sensible slave whom his master put in charge of his household to give them their food at the proper time?

Psalm 101:4-8

A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will know no evil.

Proverbs 10:5

He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.

Proverbs 17:2

A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers.

Proverbs 19:12-13

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

Proverbs 19:26

He who assaults his father and drives his mother away Is a shameful and disgraceful son.

Proverbs 20:8

A king who sits on the throne of justice Disperses all evil with his eyes.

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king winnows the wicked, And drives the threshing wheel over them.

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.

Matthew 25:21

"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'

Matthew 25:23

"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'

Luke 12:42-48

And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time?



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