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Proverbs 21:14

    Proverbs 21:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A gift in secret pacifies anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A gift in secret pacifieth anger; And a present in the bosom, strong wrath.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    By a secret offering wrath is turned away, and the heat of angry feelings by money in the folds of the robe.

    Webster's Revision

    A gift in secret pacifieth anger; And a present in the bosom, strong wrath.

    World English Bible

    A gift in secret pacifies anger; and a bribe in the cloak, strong wrath.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A gift in secret pacifieth anger, and a present in the bosom strong wrath.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 21:14

    21:14 In secret - Which makes it more acceptable. In the bosom - Secretly conveyed into the bosom.