New Living Translation
A secret gift calms anger; a bribe under the table pacifies fury.
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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:14 In secret - Which makes it more acceptable. In the bosom - Secretly conveyed into the bosom.
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