10 Whoever hears it might shame you,
and ·you might not ever be respected again [L the slander against you will never stop].
11 The right word spoken at the right time
is as beautiful as gold apples in a silver ·bowl [L setting].
12 A wise ·warning [correction] to ·someone who will listen [L a listening ear]
is as valuable as gold earrings or fine gold jewelry.