Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A soft answer, turneth away wrath, but a cutting word raiseth anger.
The wrath of a king, meaneth messengers of death, but, a man who is wise, will appease it.
And he commanded them, saying, Thus, shall ye say to my lord to Esau, Thus, saith thy servant Jacob, With Laban, have I sojourned, and tarried until now:
1 Samuel 25:14
But a certain one of her young men told, Abigail, Nabal's wife, saying, - Lo! David sent messengers out of the wilderness to bless our lord, and he treated them with contempt.
If, the spirit of a ruler, riseth up against thee, thy place, do not leave, for gentleness, pacifieth such as have greatly erred.
which he took into his hands, and went on - eating as he went, and came unto his father and unto his mother, and gave unto them, and they did eat, - but he told them not that, out of the carcass of the lion, he had taken the honey.
Will he multiply unto thee supplications, or will he speak unto thee softly?