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Proverbs 6:16 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

What the Lord Hates

16 The Lord hates six things;
in fact, seven are detestable to Him:

Proverbs 6:16 New Living Translation (NLT)

16 There are six things the Lord hates—
    no, seven things he detests:

New Living Translation (NLT)

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Proverbs 6:19 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 a lying witness who gives false testimony,
and one who stirs up trouble among brothers.

Proverbs 6:19 New Living Translation (NLT)

19 a false witness who pours out lies,
    a person who sows discord in a family.

New Living Translation (NLT)

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Proverbs 10:12 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 Hatred stirs up conflicts,
but love covers all offenses.

Proverbs 10:12 New Living Translation (NLT)

12 Hatred stirs up quarrels,
    but love makes up for all offenses.

New Living Translation (NLT)

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Proverbs 11:9 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

With his mouth the ungodly destroys his neighbor,
but through knowledge the righteous are rescued.

Proverbs 11:9 New Living Translation (NLT)

With their words, the godless destroy their friends,
    but knowledge will rescue the righteous.

New Living Translation (NLT)

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Proverbs 11:12-13 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 Whoever shows contempt for his neighbor lacks sense,
but a man with understanding keeps silent.

13 A gossip goes around revealing a secret,
but a trustworthy person keeps a confidence.

Proverbs 11:12-13 New Living Translation (NLT)

12 It is foolish to belittle one’s neighbor;
    a sensible person keeps quiet.

13 A gossip goes around telling secrets,
    but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence.

New Living Translation (NLT)

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Proverbs 16:27-28 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

27 A worthless man digs up evil,
and his speech is like a scorching fire.

28 A contrary man spreads conflict,
and a gossip separates close friends.

Proverbs 16:27-28 New Living Translation (NLT)

27 Scoundrels create trouble;
    their words are a destructive blaze.

28 A troublemaker plants seeds of strife;
    gossip separates the best of friends.

New Living Translation (NLT)

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Proverbs 17:4 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

A wicked person listens to malicious talk;[a]
a liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 17:4 Lit to lips of iniquity

Proverbs 17:4 New Living Translation (NLT)

Wrongdoers eagerly listen to gossip;
    liars pay close attention to slander.

New Living Translation (NLT)

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Proverbs 17:9 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Whoever conceals an offense promotes love,
but whoever gossips about it separates friends.

Proverbs 17:9 New Living Translation (NLT)

Love prospers when a fault is forgiven,
    but dwelling on it separates close friends.

New Living Translation (NLT)

Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.


Proverbs 18:8 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

A gossip’s words are like choice food
that goes down to one’s innermost being.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 18:8 Lit to the chambers of the belly

Proverbs 18:8 New Living Translation (NLT)

Rumors are dainty morsels
    that sink deep into one’s heart.

New Living Translation (NLT)

Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.


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