Proverbs 19:12
Good News Translation
The king's anger is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like welcome rain.

Contemporary English Version
An angry king roars like a lion, but when a king is pleased, it's like dew on the crops.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

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Proverbs 16:14,15 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: and the wise man will pacify it. . . .

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.

Proverbs 28:15 As a roaring lion, and a hungry bear, so is a wicked prince over the poor people.

Esther 7:8 And when the king came back out of the garden set with trees, and entered into the place of the banquet, he found Aman was fallen upon the bed on which Esther lay, and he said: He will force the queen also in my presence, in my own house. The word was not yet gone out of the king's mouth, and immediately they covered his face.

Ecclesiastes 8:4 And his word is full of power: neither can any man say to him: Why dost thou so?

Daniel 2:12,13 Upon hearing this, the king in fury, and in great wrath, commanded that all the wise men of Babylon should be put to death. . . .

Daniel 3:19-23 Then was Nabuchodonosor filled with fury: and the countenance of his face was changed against Sidrach, Misach, and Abdenago, and he commanded that the furnace should be heated seven times more than it had been accustomed to be heated. . . .

Daniel 5:19 And for the greatness that he gave to him, all people, tribes, and languages trembled, and were afraid of him: whom he would, he slew: and whom he would, he destroyed: and whom he would, he set up: and whom he would, he brought down.

Daniel 6:24 And by the king's commandment, those men were brought that had accused Daniel: and they were cast into the lions' den, they and their children, and their wives: and they did not reach the bottom of the den, before the lions caught them, and broke all their bones in pieces.

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. . . .

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2 Samuel 23:4 As the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, shineth in the morning without clouds, and as the grass springeth out of the earth by rain.

Psalm 72:6 He shall come down like rain upon the fleece; and as showers falling gently upon the earth.

Hosea 14:5 I will be as the dew, Israel shall spring as the lily, and his root shall shoot forth as that of Libanus.

Context
The Man of Integrity
11The learning of a man is known by patience: and his glory is to pass over wrongs. 12As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass.13A foolish son is the grief of his father: and a wrangling wife is like a roof continually dropping through.…
Cross References
Genesis 27:28
God give thee of the dew of heaven, and of the fatness of the earth, abundance of corn and wine.

Deuteronomy 33:28
Israel shall dwell in safety, and alone. The eye of Jacob in a land of corn and wine, and the heavens shall be misty with dew.

Psalm 133:3
As the dew of Hermon, which descendeth upon mount Sion. For there the Lord hath commanded blessing, and life for evermore.

Proverbs 16:14
The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: and the wise man will pacify it.

Proverbs 28:15
As a roaring lion, and a hungry bear, so is a wicked prince over the poor people.

Isaiah 18:4
For thus saith the Lord to me: I will take my rest, and consider in my place, as the noon light is clear, and as a cloud of dew in the day of harvest.

Hosea 14:5
I will be as the dew, Israel shall spring as the lily, and his root shall shoot forth as that of Libanus.

Micah 5:7
And they shall feed the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nemrod with the spears thereof: and he shall deliver us from the Assyrian when he shall come into our land, and when he shall tread in our borders.

Additional Translations
A king’s rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favor is as dew on the grass.

The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; But his favor is as dew upon the grass.

The threatening of a king is like the roaring of a lion; but as dew on the grass, so is his favour.

The king's displeasure is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.

The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.

The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favor is as dew upon the grass.

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

The wrath of a king is a growl as of a young lion, And as dew on the herb his good-will.
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