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Proverbs 14:28 English Standard Version (ESV)

28 In a multitude of people is the glory of a king,
    but without people a prince is ruined.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 14:28 New International Version (NIV)

28 A large population is a king’s glory,
    but without subjects a prince is ruined.

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Proverbs 17:7 English Standard Version (ESV)

Fine speech is not becoming to a fool;
    still less is false speech to a prince.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 17:7 New International Version (NIV)

Eloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool—
    how much worse lying lips to a ruler!

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Proverbs 19:6 English Standard Version (ESV)

Many seek the favor of a generous man,[a]
    and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 19:6 Or of a noble
English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 19:6 New International Version (NIV)

Many curry favor with a ruler,
    and everyone is the friend of one who gives gifts.

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Proverbs 23:1-3 English Standard Version (ESV)

23 When you sit down to eat with a ruler,
    observe carefully what[a] is before you,
and put a knife to your throat
    if you are given to appetite.
Do not desire his delicacies,
    for they are deceptive food.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 23:1 Or who
English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 23:1-3 New International Version (NIV)

Saying 7

23 When you sit to dine with a ruler,
    note well what[a] is before you,
and put a knife to your throat
    if you are given to gluttony.
Do not crave his delicacies,
    for that food is deceptive.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 23:1 Or who
New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 25:15 English Standard Version (ESV)

15 With patience a ruler may be persuaded,
    and a soft tongue will break a bone.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 25:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded,
    and a gentle tongue can break a bone.

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Proverbs 28:2 English Standard Version (ESV)

When a land transgresses, it has many rulers,
    but with a man of understanding and knowledge,
    its stability will long continue.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 28:2 New International Version (NIV)

When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers,
    but a ruler with discernment and knowledge maintains order.

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Proverbs 29:12 English Standard Version (ESV)

12 If a ruler listens to falsehood,
    all his officials will be wicked.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 29:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 If a ruler listens to lies,
    all his officials become wicked.

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Proverbs 29:26 English Standard Version (ESV)

26 Many seek the face of a ruler,
    but it is from the Lord that a man gets justice.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 29:26 New International Version (NIV)

26 Many seek an audience with a ruler,
    but it is from the Lord that one gets justice.

New International Version (NIV)

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