Proverbs 21:14
Good News Translation
If someone is angry with you, a gift given secretly will calm him down.

Contemporary English Version
A secret bribe will save you from someone's fierce anger.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A secret present quencheth anger: and a gift in the bosom, the greatest wrath.

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A secret present quencheth anger: and a gift in the bosom, the greatest wrath.

gift

Proverbs 21:17,8,23 He that loveth good cheer, shall be in want: he that loveth wine, and fat things, shall not be rich. . . .

Proverbs 18:16 A man's gift enlargeth his way, and maketh him room before princes.

Proverbs 19:6 Many honour the person of him that is mighty, and are friends of him that giveth gifts.

Genesis 32:20 And ye shall add: Thy servant Jacob himself also followeth after us; for he said: I will appease him with the presents that go before, and afterwards I will see him, perhaps he will be gracious to me.

Genesis 43:11 Then Israel said to them: If it must needs be so, do what you will: take of the best fruits of the land in your vessels, and carry down presents to the man, a little balm, and honey, and storax, myrrh, turpentine, and almonds.

1 Samuel 25:35 And David received at her hand all that she had brought him, and said to her: Go in peace into thy house, behold I have heard thy voice, and honoured thy face.

in secret

Matthew 6:3,4 But when thou dost alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doth. . . .

Context
The King's Heart
13He that stoppeth his ear against the cry of the poor, shall also cry himself, and shall not be heard. 14A secret present quencheth anger: and a gift in the bosom, the greatest wrath.15It is joy to the just to do judgment: and dread to them that work iniquity.…
Cross References
Proverbs 17:8
The expectation of him that expecteth is a most acceptable jewel: whithersoever he turneth himself, he understandeth wisely.

Proverbs 18:16
A man's gift enlargeth his way, and maketh him room before princes.

Proverbs 19:6
Many honour the person of him that is mighty, and are friends of him that giveth gifts.

Additional Translations
A gift in secret soothes anger, and a covert bribe pacifies great wrath.A gift in secret pacifies anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.

A gift in secret pacifieth anger; And a present in the bosom, strong wrath.

A secret gift calms anger: but he that forbears to give stirs up strong wrath.

A gift in secret pacifieth anger; and a present in the bosom, vehement fury.

A gift in secret pacifieth anger, and a present in the bosom strong wrath.

A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom, strong wrath.

A gift in secret pacifies anger; and a bribe in the cloak, strong wrath.

A gift in secret pacifieth anger, And a bribe in the bosom strong fury.
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