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Proverbs 25:10-12 New Life Version (NLV)

10 Or he who hears you may put you to shame, and bad things will be said about you forever.

11 A word spoken at the right time is like fruit of gold set in silver.

12 A wise man speaking strong words to a listening ear is like a piece of gold for the ear and a beautiful object of fine gold.

New Life Version (NLV)

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Proverbs 25:10-12 New International Version (NIV)

10 or the one who hears it may shame you
    and the charge against you will stand.

11 Like apples[a] of gold in settings of silver
    is a ruling rightly given.
12 Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold
    is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 25:11 Or possibly apricots
New International Version (NIV)

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