Many curry favor with a ruler, and everyone is the friend of a man who gives gifts. (Proverbs 19:6)
It is not fitting for a fool to live in luxury - how much worse for a slave to rule over princes! (Proverbs 19:10)
A king's rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass. (Proverbs 19:12)
Copyright Statement - The Holy Bible, New International Version®
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION® NIV®
The text may be quoted in any form (written, visual, electronic or audio), up to and inclusive of five hundred (500) verses without the express written permission of the publisher, providing the verses quoted do not amount to a complete book of the Bible nor do the verses quoted account for 25 percent (25%) or more of the total text of the work in which they are quoted.
Permission requests that exceed the above guidelines must be directed to, and approved in writing by, International Bible Society®, 1820 Jet Stream Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921, USA.