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Proverbs 25:10-12 Tree of Life Version (TLV)

10 or the one who hears it will shame you,
and you will never lose your bad reputation.

A Fitting Reproof is Precious

11 Like apples of gold in settings of silver
is a word aptly spoken.
12 Like a gold earring or a gold ornament
is a wise reproof to a receptive ear.

Tree of Life Version (TLV)

Tree of Life (TLV) Translation of the Bible. Copyright © 2015 by The Messianic Jewish Family Bible Society.

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
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Proverbs 25:10-12 King James Version (KJV)

10 Lest he that heareth it put thee to shame, and thine infamy turn not away.

11 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

12 As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

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