New Living Translation
The king's anger is like a lion's roar, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
King James Bible
The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
Darby Bible Translation
The king's displeasure is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
World English Bible
The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
Young's Literal Translation
The wrath of a king is a growl as of a young lion, And as dew on the herb his good-will.
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LibraryThe Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …
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"From the dew of heaven and the richness of the earth, may God always give you abundant harvests of grain and bountiful new wine.
So Israel will live in safety, prosperous Jacob in security, in a land of grain and new wine, while the heavens drop down dew.
Harmony is as refreshing as the dew from Mount Hermon that falls on the mountains of Zion. And there the LORD has pronounced his blessing, even life everlasting.
The anger of the king is a deadly threat; the wise will try to appease it.
A wicked ruler is as dangerous to the poor as a roaring lion or an attacking bear.
For the LORD has told me this: "I will watch quietly from my dwelling place--as quietly as the heat rises on a summer day, or as the morning dew forms during the harvest."
I will be to Israel like a refreshing dew from heaven. Israel will blossom like the lily; it will send roots deep into the soil like the cedars in Lebanon.
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