Proverbs 21:14
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New American Standard Bible
A gift in secret subdues anger, And a bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.

King James Bible
A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.

Darby Bible Translation
A gift in secret pacifieth anger; and a present in the bosom, vehement fury.

World English Bible
A gift in secret pacifies anger; and a bribe in the cloak, strong wrath.

Young's Literal Translation
A gift in secret pacifieth anger, And a bribe in the bosom strong fury.

Proverbs 21:14 Parallel

Proverbs 21:14 Parallel Commentaries

Epistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops [65] . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

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