A gift passifies an angry person.
2114 A gift in secret pacifieth anger, and a bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.
A gift in secret subdues anger,
And a bribe [hidden] in the pocket, strong wrath.
Complete Jewish Bible by David Stern:
14 A secret gift allays anger,
and a bribe under the cloak the strongest fury.
1599 Geneva Bible:
14 A [i]gift in secret pacifieth anger, and a gift in the bosom, great wrath.
New Catholic Bible:
14 A gift given secretly appeases anger,
and a gift concealed in the cloak will avert violent wrath.
The Living Bible:
14 14 An angry man is silenced by giving him a gift!