Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.

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Proverbs 16:14
The wrath of a king is messengers of death, but a wise man will pacify it.
Proverbs 19:12
The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion, but his favor is as dew upon the grass.
Ecclesiastes 10:4
If the spirit of the ruler rises up against thee, leave not thy place, for deference allays great offences.
Hosea 11:10
They shall walk after LORD, who will roar like a lion. For he will roar, and the sons shall come trembling from the west.
Amos 3:8
The lion has roared, who will not fear? Lord LORD has spoken, who can but prophesy?


Proverbs 8:36
But he who sins against me wrongs his own soul. All those who hate me love death.
1 Kings 2:23
Then king Solomon swore by LORD, saying, God do so to me, and more also, if Adonijah has not spoken this word against his own life.

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Daniel 2:12
For this reason the king was angry and very furious, and commanded to destroy all the wise men of Babylon.