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Proverbs 16:13-15 Common English Bible (CEB)

13 Kings favor those with righteous lips;
    they love words of integrity.
14 The king’s anger is a messenger of death;
    the wise will calm him.
15 There’s life in the light of the king’s face.
    His favor is like a cloud that brings spring rain.

Common English Bible (CEB)

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Proverbs 16:13-15 New International Version (NIV)

13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips;
    they value the one who speaks what is right.

14 A king’s wrath is a messenger of death,
    but the wise will appease it.

15 When a king’s face brightens, it means life;
    his favor is like a rain cloud in spring.

New International Version (NIV)

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