Proverbs 14:28

“In the multitude of people is the king's honour: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 14:28

In the multitude of people is the kings honour: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In a multitude of people is a king's glory, But in the dearth of people is a prince's ruin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In the multitude of people is the king's glory; But in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A king's glory is in the number of his people: and for need of people a ruler may come to destruction.
- Basic English Bible

In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.
- Darby Bible

In the multitude of people is the king's honor: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.
- Webster's Bible

In the multitude of people is the king's glory, but in the lack of people is the destruction of the prince.
- World English Bible

In the multitude of a people [is] the honour of a king, And in lack of people the ruin of a prince.
- Youngs Literal Bible

In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the want of people is the ruin of the prince.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 14:28

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:28


14:27 To depart - To preserve men from destructive courses.

14:29 Exalteth - Heb. lifteth up, like a banner, makes it known and visible to all men.

14:30 A sound heart - Free from envy and inordinate passions. Is life - Procures and maintains the health and vigour of the body.


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