Proverbs 20:2
The terror of a king is like the roar of a lion; whoever provokes him forfeits his own life.
Cross References
Numbers 16:38
As for the censers of those who sinned at the cost of their own lives, hammer them into sheets to overlay the altar, for these were presented before the LORD, and so have become holy. They will serve as a sign to the Israelites."

1 Kings 2:23
Then King Solomon swore by the LORD: "May God punish me, and ever so severely, if Adonijah has not made this request at the expense of his life.

Proverbs 8:36
But he who fails to find me harms himself; all who hate me love death."

Habakkuk 2:10
You have plotted shame for your house by cutting off many peoples and forfeiting your life.

Treasury of Scripture
The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoever provokes him to anger sins against his own soul.


Proverbs 16:14,15
The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it…

Proverbs 19:12
The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.

Ecclesiastes 10:4
If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences.


Proverbs 8:36
But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death.

1 Kings 2:23
Then king Solomon sware by the LORD, saying, God do so to me, and more also, if Adonijah have not spoken this word against his own life.


Proverbs 20:1
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