Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ecclesiastes 10:4 in English Standard Version "If the anger of the ruler rises against you, do not leave your place, for calmness will lay great offenses to rest." 1Sa 25:24 She fell at his feet and said, “On me alone, my lord, be the guilt. Please let your servant speak in your ears, and hear the words of your servant. 1Sa 25:32 And David said to Abigail, “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who sent you this day to meet me! Pr 25:15 With patience a ruler may be persuaded, and a soft tongue will break a bone. Ec 8:3 Be not hasty to go from his presence. Do not take your stand in an evil cause, for he does whatever he pleases.