New International Version
A king's rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
King James Bible
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion - There is nothing more dreadful than the roaring of this tyrant of the forest. At the sound of it all other animals tremble, flee away, and hide themselves. The king who is above law, and rules without law, and whose will is his own law, is like the lion. This is strongly descriptive of the character of Asiatic sovereigns.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
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May God give you heaven's dew and earth's richness-- an abundance of grain and new wine.
So Israel will live in safety; Jacob will dwell secure in a land of grain and new wine, where the heavens drop dew.
It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount Zion. For there the LORD bestows his blessing, even life forevermore.
A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but the wise will appease it.
Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked ruler over a helpless people.
This is what the LORD says to me: "I will remain quiet and will look on from my dwelling place, like shimmering heat in the sunshine, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest."
I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like a lily. Like a cedar of Lebanon he will send down his roots;
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