Proverbs 20:2
New International Version
A king's wrath strikes terror like the roar of a lion; those who anger him forfeit their lives.

American Standard Version
The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: He that provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own life.

Berean Study Bible
The terror of a king is like the roar of a lion; whoever provokes him forfeits his own life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As the roaring of a lion, so also is the dread of a king: he that provoketh him, sinneth against his own soul.

English Revised Version
The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: he that provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own life.

King James Bible
The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.

World English Bible
The terror of a king is like the roaring of a lion. He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.

Young's Literal Translation
The fear of a king is a growl as of a young lion, He who is causing him to be wroth is wronging his soul.

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