King James Version
The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
Darby Bible Translation
The king's displeasure is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
World English Bible
The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
Young's Literal Translation
The wrath of a king is a growl as of a young lion, And as dew on the herb his good-will.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.Proverbs 19:12 Parallel Commentaries
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(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some …
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Therefore God give thee of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine:
Israel then shall dwell in safety alone: the fountain of Jacob shall be upon a land of corn and wine; also his heavens shall drop down dew.
As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the LORD commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
For so the LORD said unto me, I will take my rest, and I will consider in my dwelling place like a clear heat upon herbs, and like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.
I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
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