Proverbs 21:14

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

Read Proverbs 21:14 Using Other Translations

A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.
A gift in secret averts anger, and a concealed bribe, strong wrath.
A secret gift calms anger; a bribe under the table pacifies fury.