Proverbs 20:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Proverbs 20:2, NIV: A king's wrath strikes terror like the roar of a lion; those who anger him forfeit their lives.
Proverbs 20:2, ESV: The terror of a king is like the growling of a lion; whoever provokes him to anger forfeits his life.
Proverbs 20:2, KJV: The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
Proverbs 20:2, NASB: The terror of a king is like the roaring of a lion; One who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.
Proverbs 20:2, NLT: The king's fury is like a lion's roar; to rouse his anger is to risk your life.
Proverbs 20:2, CSB: A king's terrible wrath is like the roaring of a lion; anyone who provokes him endangers himself.