28 A large population is a king’s glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined.

Read Proverbs 14:28 Using Other Translations

In the multitude of people is the king's honour: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.
In a multitude of people is the glory of a king, but without people a prince is ruined.
A growing population is a king’s glory; a prince without subjects has nothing.