13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings, and the king loveth him that speaketh right things.

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

15 In the light of the king’s countenance is life: and his favor is [b]as a cloud of the latter rain.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 16:14 That is, he findeth out many means to execute his wrath.
  2. Proverbs 16:15 Which is most comfortable to the dry ground, Deut. 11:14.

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