A gift passifies an angry person.

Proverbs 21

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 [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!


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