35 A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant arouses his fury.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 14:35

Commentary on Proverbs 14:35

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The great King who reigns over heaven and earth, will reward faithful servants who honour his gospel by the proper discharge of the duties of their stations: he despises not the services of the lowest.

10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth does not betray justice.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 16:10

Commentary on Proverbs 16:9-10

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If men make God's glory their end, and his will their rule, he will direct their steps by his Spirit and grace. 10. Let kings and judges of the earth be just, and rule in the fear of God.

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

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 16:15

Commentary on Proverbs 16:14-15

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Those are fools, who, to obtain the favour of an earthly prince, throw themselves out of God's favour.