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Proverbs 14:28–29

28 In a multitude of people is a king’s glory,

But in the dearth of people is a prince’s ruin.

29 He who is aslow to anger has great understanding,

But he who is 1quick-tempered exalts folly.

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Proverbs 14:28–29 — The New International Version (NIV)

28 A large population is a king’s glory,

but without subjects a prince is ruined.

29 Whoever is patient has great understanding,

but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — English Standard Version (ESV)

28 In a multitude of people is the glory of a king,

but without people a prince is ruined.

29 Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding,

but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

28 In the multitude of people is the king’s honour:

But in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.

29 He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding:

But he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — New Living Translation (NLT)

28 A growing population is a king’s glory;

a prince without subjects has nothing.

29 People with understanding control their anger;

a hot temper shows great foolishness.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

28 In a multitude of people is a king’s honor,

But in the lack of people is the downfall of a prince.

29 He who is slow to wrath has great understanding,

But he who is impulsive exalts folly.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — New Century Version (NCV)

28 A king is honored when he has many people to rule,

but a prince is ruined if he has none.

29 Patient people have great understanding,

but people with quick tempers show their foolishness.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

28 In the multitude of people is the king’s glory;

But in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.

29 He that is slow to anger is of great understanding;

But he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

28 In the multitude of people is the king’s glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.

29 He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

28 A large population is an honor for a king,

but without people a ruler is ruined.

29 A person of great understanding is patient,

but a short temper is the height of stupidity.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

28 A large population is a king’s splendor,

but a shortage of people is a ruler’s devastation.

29 A patient person shows great understanding,

but a quick-tempered one promotes foolishness.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 The glory of a king is a multitude of people;

without people a prince is ruined.

29 Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding,

but one who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

28 In the multitude of people is the glory of the king,

but without a population, a prince is ruined.

29 He who is slow to anger has great understanding,

but the hasty of spirit exalts folly.

Proverbs 14:28–29 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

28 A large population is a king’s glory.

But a prince without followers is destroyed.

29 Anyone who is patient has great understanding.

But anyone who gets angry quickly shows how foolish he is.