Proverbs 21:14

English Standard Version

14 A gift in secret averts anger, and a concealed bribe,[1] strong wrath. (Pr 17:8; Pr 18:16)

New International Version

14 A gift given in secret soothes anger, and a bribe concealed in the cloak pacifies great wrath.

New International Reader’s Version

14 A secret gift calms down anger. A hidden favour softens great anger.

King James Version

14 A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.