Proverbs 14:35

“The king's favour is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Kings fauour is toward a wise seruant: but his wrath, is against him that causeth shame.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The king's favor is toward a servant who acts wisely, But his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The king's favor is toward a servant that dealeth wisely; But his wrath will be `against' him that causeth shame.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The king has pleasure in a servant who does wisely, but his wrath is against him who is a cause of shame.
- Basic English Bible

The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is [against] him that causeth shame.
- Darby Bible

The king's favor is towards a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.
- Webster's Bible

The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.
- World English Bible

The favour of a king [is] to a wise servant, And an object of his wrath is one causing shame!
- Youngs Literal Bible

The king's favour is toward a servant that dealeth wisely; but his wrath striketh him that dealeth shamefully.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:35


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.


Discussion for Proverbs 14:35

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