New Living Translation
A growing population is a king's glory; a prince without subjects has nothing.
King James Bible
In the multitude of people is the king's honour: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.
Darby Bible Translation
In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.
World English Bible
In the multitude of people is the king's glory, but in the lack of people is the destruction of the prince.
Young's Literal Translation
In the multitude of a people is the honour of a king, And in lack of people the ruin of a prince.
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Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
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2 Samuel 19:7
Now go out there and congratulate your troops, for I swear by the LORD that if you don't go out, not a single one of them will remain here tonight. Then you will be worse off than ever before."
Fear of the LORD is a life-giving fountain; it offers escape from the snares of death.
People with understanding control their anger; a hot temper shows great foolishness.
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