10 otherwise, the one who hears will disgrace you,
and you’ll never live it down.[a]

11 A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples on a silver tray.[b](A)
12 A wise correction to a receptive ear(B)
is like a gold ring or an ornament of gold.

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  1. Proverbs 25:10 Lit and your evil report will not turn back
  2. Proverbs 25:11 Or like apples of gold in settings of silver