Proverbs 19:12

“The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 19:12

The kings wrath is as the roaring of a lyon: but his fauour is as dewe vpon the grasse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, But his favor is like dew on the grass.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; But his favor is as dew upon the grass.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The king's wrath is like the loud cry of a lion, but his approval is like dew on the grass.
- Basic English Bible

The king's displeasure is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
- Darby Bible

The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favor is as dew upon the grass.
- Webster's Bible

The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
- World English Bible

The wrath of a king [is] a growl as of a young lion, And as dew on the herb his good-will.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 19:12

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:12


19:10 Delight - To live in pleasure and outward glory, doth not become him, nor suit with him; because prosperity corrupts even wise men, and makes fools mad; and because it gives him more opportunity to discover his folly, and to do mischief both to himself and others.

19:13 Dropping - Are like rain continually dropping upon an house.


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