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Proverbs 14:34–35

34 Righteousness exalts a nation,

But sin is a disgrace to any people.

35 The king’s favor is toward a aservant who acts wisely,

But his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.

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Proverbs 14:34–35 — The New International Version (NIV)

34 Righteousness exalts a nation,

but sin condemns any people.

35 A king delights in a wise servant,

but a shameful servant arouses his fury.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — English Standard Version (ESV)

34 Righteousness exalts a nation,

but sin is a reproach to any people.

35 A servant who deals wisely has the king’s favor,

but his wrath falls on one who acts shamefully.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:

But sin is a reproach to any people.

35 The king’s favour is toward a wise servant:

But his wrath is against him that causeth shame.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — New Living Translation (NLT)

34 Godliness makes a nation great,

but sin is a disgrace to any people.

35 A king rejoices in wise servants

but is angry with those who disgrace him.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

34 Righteousness exalts a nation,

But sin is a reproach to any people.

35 The king’s favor is toward a wise servant,

But his wrath is against him who causes shame.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — New Century Version (NCV)

34 Doing what is right makes a nation great,

but sin will bring disgrace to any people.

35 A king is pleased with a wise servant,

but he will become angry with one who causes him shame.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

34 Righteousness exalteth a nation;

But sin is a reproach to any people.

35 The king’s favor is toward a servant that dealeth wisely;

But his wrath will be against him that causeth shame.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

34 Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to peoples.

35 The king’s favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

34 Righteousness lifts up a nation,

but sin is a disgrace in any society.

35 A king is delighted with a servant who acts wisely,

but he is furious with one who acts shamefully.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

34 Righteousness exalts a nation,

but sin is a disgrace to any people.

35 A king favors a wise servant,

but his anger falls on a disgraceful one.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

34 Righteousness exalts a nation,

but sin is a reproach to any people.

35 A servant who deals wisely has the king’s favor,

but his wrath falls on one who acts shamefully.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

34 Righteousness will exalt a nation,

but sin is a reproach to a people.

35 The favor of a king is for the servant who deals wisely,

but his wrath will be on him who acts shamefully.

Proverbs 14:34–35 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

34 Doing what is right lifts people up.

But sin brings shame to any nation.

35 A king is pleased with a wise servant.

But a servant who is full of shame invites the king’s anger.