New Living Translation
A king rejoices in wise servants but is angry with those who disgrace him.
King James Bible
The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.
Darby Bible Translation
The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.
World English Bible
The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.
Young's Literal Translation
The favour of a king is to a wise servant, And an object of his wrath is one causing shame!
Proverbs 14:35 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:35 Shame - Both to himself, by his foolish management of the king's affairs, and to the king who made so foolish a choice of a servant.
Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Backslider in Heart.
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
"A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them.
I tell you the truth, the master will put that servant in charge of all he owns.
"The master was full of praise. 'Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let's celebrate together!'
"The master said, 'Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let's celebrate together!'
Godliness makes a nation great, but sin is a disgrace to any people.
Whoever loves a pure heart and gracious speech will have the king as a friend.
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