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13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings, and they love him that speaketh aright.

14 The fury of a king is [as] messengers of death; but a wise man will pacify it.

15 In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.

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13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips;
    they value the one who speaks what is right.(A)

14 A king’s wrath is a messenger of death,(B)
    but the wise will appease it.(C)

15 When a king’s face brightens, it means life;(D)
    his favor is like a rain cloud in spring.(E)

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