New International Version
When a king's face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring.
King James Bible
In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.
Darby Bible Translation
In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.
World English Bible
In the light of the king's face is life. His favor is like a cloud of the spring rain.
Young's Literal Translation
In the light of a king's face is life, And his good-will is as a cloud of the latter rain.
Proverbs 16:15 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
It is an abomination to kings, etc. - In all these verses the wise man refers to monarchical government rightly administered. And the proverbs on this subject are all plain.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryApril 27. "The Sweetness of the Lips" (Prov. xvi. 21).
"The sweetness of the lips" (Prov. xvi. 21). Spiritual conditions are inseparably connected with our physical life. The flow of the divine life-currents may be interrupted by a little clot of blood; the vital current may leak out through a very trifling wound. If you want to keep the health of Christ, keep from all spiritual sores, from all heart wounds and irritations. One hour of fretting will wear out more vitality than a week of work; and one minute of malignity, or rankling jealousy or envy …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
What I Think of Myself and what God Thinks of Me
Abandonment to God --Its Fruit and Its Irrevocability --In what it Consists --God Exhorts us to It.
The Providence of God
They waited for me as for showers and drank in my words as the spring rain.
A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but the wise will appease it.
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