Proverbs 30:22
Good News Translation
a slave who becomes a king, a fool who has all he wants to eat,

Contemporary English Version
A slave who becomes king, a fool who eats too much,

Douay-Rheims Bible
By a slave when he reigneth: by a fool when be is filled with meat:

New American Bible
Under a slave who becomes king, and a fool who is glutted with food;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

By a slave when he reigneth: by a fool when be is filled with meat:

a servant

Proverbs 19:10 Delicacies are not seemly for a fool: nor for a servant to have rule over princes.

Proverbs 28:3 A poor man that oppresseth the poor, is like a violent shower, which bringeth a famine.

Ecclesiastes 10:7 I have seen servants upon horses: and princes walking on the ground as servants.

Isaiah 3:4,5 And I will give children to be their princes, and the effeminate shall rule over them. . . .

a fool

1 Samuel 25:3,10,11,25,36-38 Now the name of the man was Nabal: and the name of his wife was Abigail. And she was a prudent and very comely woman: but her husband was churlish, and very bad and ill natured: and he was of the house of Caleb. . . .

1 Samuel 30:16 And when he had brought him, behold they were lying spread abroad upon all the ground, eating and drinking, and as it were keeping a festival day, for all the prey and the spoils which they had taken out of the land of the Philistines, and out of the land of Juda.

Context
The Words of Agur
21By three things the earth is disturbed, and the fourth it cannot bear. 22By a slave when he reigneth: by a fool when be is filled with meat:23By an odious woman when she is married: and by a bondwoman when she is heir to her mistress.…
Cross References
Proverbs 19:10
Delicacies are not seemly for a fool: nor for a servant to have rule over princes.

Proverbs 30:21
By three things the earth is disturbed, and the fourth it cannot bear.

Proverbs 30:23
By an odious woman when she is married: and by a bondwoman when she is heir to her mistress.

Ecclesiastes 10:7
I have seen servants upon horses: and princes walking on the ground as servants.

Additional Translations
a servant who becomes king, a fool who is filled with food,For a servant when he reigns; and a fool when he is filled with meat;

For a servant when he is king; And a fool when he is filled with food;

if a servant reign; or a fool be filled with food;

Under a servant when he reigneth, and a churl when he is filled with meat;

For a servant when he is king; and a fool when he is filled with meat;

For a servant when he reigneth; and a fool when he is filled with food.

For a servant when he is king; a fool when he is filled with food;

For a servant when he reigneth, And a fool when he is satisfied with bread,
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