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 Proverbs 11:9; 12:6; 16:27 - 28; 17:5; 17:9; 18:6; 18:8; 19:1; 20:19; 22:10; 25:9 - 10; 25:23; 26:20 - 23
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 11
11:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
With his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
 
   Chapter 12
12:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
 
   Chapter 16
16:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A scoundrel plots evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.
 
16:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends.
 
   Chapter 17
17:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished.
 
17:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
 
   Chapter 18
18:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A fool's lips bring him strife, and his mouth invites a beating.
 
18:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts.
 
   Chapter 19
19:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.
 
   Chapter 20
20:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid a man who talks too much.
 
   Chapter 22
22:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended.
 
   Chapter 25
25:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If you argue your case with a neighbor, do not betray another man's confidence,
 
25:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
or he who hears it may shame you and you will never lose your bad reputation.
 
25:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As a north wind brings rain, so a sly tongue brings angry looks.
 
   Chapter 26
26:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down.
 
26:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife.
 
26:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts.
 
26:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Like a coating of glaze F49 over earthenware are fervent lips with an evil heart.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F49 With a different word division of the Hebrew; Masoretic Text of silver dross

 
 

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