Proverbs 14:35
Good News Translation
Kings are pleased with competent officials, but they punish those who fail them.

Contemporary English Version
Kings reward servants who act wisely, but they punish those who act foolishly.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A wise servant is acceptable to the king: he that is good for nothing shall feel his anger.

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A wise servant is acceptable to the king: he that is good for nothing shall feel his anger.

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Proverbs 19:12,13 As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass. . . .

Proverbs 20:8,26 The king, that sitteth on the throne of judgment, scattereth away all evil with his look. . . .

Proverbs 22:11 He that loveth cleanness of heart, for the grace of his lips shall have the king for his friend.

Proverbs 25:5 Take away wickedness from the face of the king, and his throne shall be established with justice.

Proverbs 29:12 A prince that gladly heareth lying words, hath all his servants wicked.

Psalm 101:4-8 The perverse heart did not cleave to me: and the malignant, that turned aside from me, I would not know. . . .

Matthew 24:45-51 Who, thinkest thou, is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath appointed over his family, to give them meat in season? . . .

Luke 12:42-48 And the Lord said: Who thinkest thou is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord setteth over his family, to give them their measure of wheat in due season? . . .

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Proverbs 10:5 The blessing of the Lord is upon the head of the just: but iniquity covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 17:2 A wise servant shall rule over foolish sons, and shall divide the inheritance among the brethren.

Proverbs 19:26 He that afflicteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is infamous and unhappy.

Context
The Wise Woman
34Justice exalteth a nation: but sin maketh nations miserable. 35A wise servant is acceptable to the king: he that is good for nothing shall feel his anger.
Cross References
Matthew 24:45
Who, thinkest thou, is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath appointed over his family, to give them meat in season?

Matthew 24:47
Amen I say to you: he shall place him over all his goods.

Matthew 25:21
His lord said to him: Well done, good and faithful servant, because thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will place thee over many things. Enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

Matthew 25:23
His lord said to him: Well done, good and faithful servant: because thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will place thee over many things. Enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

Proverbs 14:34
Justice exalteth a nation: but sin maketh nations miserable.

Proverbs 22:11
He that loveth cleanness of heart, for the grace of his lips shall have the king for his friend.

Additional Translations
A king delights in a wise servant, but his anger falls on the shameful.The king's favor is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causes shame.

The king's favor is toward a servant that dealeth wisely; But his wrath will be against him that causeth shame.

An understanding servant is acceptable to a king; and by his good behaviour he removes disgrace.

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

The king's favour is toward a servant that dealeth wisely: but his wrath shall be against him that causeth shame.

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

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

The favour of a king is to a wise servant, And an object of his wrath is one causing shame!
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