Proverbs 16 :15

Proverbs 16 :15 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favor is as a cloud of the latter rain.

King James Version (KJV)

In the light of the king's countenance is life; and his favor is as a cloud of the latter rain.

American Standard Version (ASV)

In the light of the king's countenance is life; And his favor is as a cloud of the latter rain.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

In the light of the king's face there is life; and his approval is like a cloud of spring rain.

Webster's Revision

In the light of a king's countenance is life; and his favor is as a cloud of the latter rain.

World English Bible

In the light of the king's face is life. His favor is like a cloud of the spring rain.

English Revised Version (ERV)

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

Definitions for Proverbs 16 :15

Countenance - Appearance.
Latter - Last.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 16 :15

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 16 :15

The "latter rain" is that which falls in March or April just before the harvest. The "cloud" which brings it, immediately screening people from the scorching sun, and bringing plenty and blessing, is a fit type of the highest favor.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 16 :15

16:15 A cloud - As acceptable as those clouds which bring the latter rain, whereby the fruits are filled and ripened a little before the harvest.
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