Proverbs 14:35
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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
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Wesley'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.

Proverbs 14:35 Parallel Commentaries

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

Work
(Twenty-fourth Sunday after Trinity.) Proverbs xiv. 23. In all labour there is profit. I fear there are more lessons in the Book of Proverbs than most of us care to learn. There is a lesson in every verse of it, and a shrewd one. Certain I am, that for a practical, business man, who has to do his duty and to make his way in this world, there is no guide so safe as these same Proverbs of Solomon. In this world, I say; for they say little about the world to come. Their doctrine is, that what
Charles Kingsley—Town and Country Sermons

The Backslider in Heart.
Text.--The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways.--Prov. xiv. 14. I CANNOT conclude this course of lectures, without warning converts against backsliding. In discussing this subject, I will state, I. What backsliding in heart is not. II. What backsliding in heart is. III. What are evidences of backsliding in heart. IV. Show what are consequences of backsliding in heart. V. How to recover from this state. I. What backsliding in heart is not. 1. It does not consist in the subsidence
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion

Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
I have read the letter which you in your wisdom have written me. You inveigh against me, and, though you once praised me and called me true partner and brother, you now write books to summon me to reply to the charges with which you terrify me. I see that in you are fulfilled the words of Solomon: "In the mouth of the foolish is the rod of contumely," and "A fool receives not the words of prudence, unless you say what is passing in his heart;" and the words of Isaiah: "The fool will speak folly,
Various—Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.

Cross References
Matthew 24:45
"A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them.

Matthew 24:47
I tell you the truth, the master will put that servant in charge of all he owns.

Matthew 25:21
"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!'

Matthew 25:23
"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!'

Proverbs 14:34
Godliness makes a nation great, but sin is a disgrace to any people.

Proverbs 22:11
Whoever loves a pure heart and gracious speech will have the king as a friend.

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