Proverbs 16:14
Good News Translation
A wise person will try to keep the king happy; if the king becomes angry, someone may die.

Contemporary English Version
An angry ruler can put you to death. So be wise! Don't make one angry.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: and the wise man will pacify it.

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The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: and the wise man will pacify it.

wrath

Proverbs 19:12 As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass.

Proverbs 20:2 As the roaring of a lion, so also is the dread of a king: he that provoketh him, sinneth against his own soul.

Daniel 3:13 Then Nabuchodonosor in fury, and in wrath, commanded that Sidrach, Misach, and Abdenago should be brought: who immediately were brought before the king.

Luke 12:4,5 And I say to you, my friends: Be not afraid of them who kill the body and after that have no more that they can do. . . .

messengers

Proverbs 17:11 An evil man always seeketh quarrels: but a cruel angel shall be sent against him.

2 Kings 6:31-33 And the king said: May God do so and so to me, and may he add more, if the head of Eliseus, the son of Saphat, shall stand on him this day. . . .

Mark 6:27 But sending an executioner, he commanded that his head should be brought in a dish.

but

Ecclesiastes 10:4 If the spirit of him that hath power, ascend upon thee, leave not thy place: because care will make the greatest sins to cease.

Acts 12:20 And he was angry with the Tyrians and the Sidonians. But they with one accord came to him: and, having gained Blastus who was the king's chamberlain, they desired peace, because their countries were nourished by him.

2 Corinthians 5:20 For Christ therefore we are ambassadors, God as it were exhorting by us, for Christ, we beseech you, be reconciled to God.

Context
The Reply of the Tongue is from the LORD
13Just lips are the delight of kings: he that speaketh right things shall be loved. 14The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: and the wise man will pacify it.15In the cheerfulness of the king's countenance is life: and his clemency is like the latter rain.…
Cross References
Genesis 40:2
And Pharao being angry with them, (now the one was chief butler, the other chief baker,)

Proverbs 15:18
A passionate man stirreth up strifes: he that is patient appeaseth those that are stirred up.

Proverbs 16:13
Just lips are the delight of kings: he that speaketh right things shall be loved.

Proverbs 16:15
In the cheerfulness of the king's countenance is life: and his clemency is like the latter rain.

Proverbs 19:12
As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass.

Proverbs 29:8
Corrupt men bring a city to ruin: but wise men turn away wrath.

Additional Translations
The wrath of a king is a messenger of death, but a wise man will pacify it.The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

The wrath of a king is as messengers of death; But a wise man will pacify it.

The anger of a king is a messenger of death; but a wise man will pacify him.

The fury of a king is [as] messengers of death; but a wise man will pacify it.

The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

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

The fury of a king is messengers of death, And a wise man pacifieth it.
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