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Proverbs 17:9

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American Standard Version

Proverbs 17:9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; But he that harpeth on a matter separateth chief friends.

Basic English

Proverbs 17:9 He who keeps a sin covered is looking for love; but he who keeps on talking of a thing makes division between friends.

Darby Version

Proverbs 17:9 He that covereth transgression seeketh love; but he that bringeth a matter up again separateth very friends.

Douay-Rheims

Proverbs 17:9 He that concealeth a transgression. seeketh friendships: he that repeateth it again, separateth friends.

King James Version

Proverbs 17:9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

World English Bible

Proverbs 17:9 He who covers an offense promotes love; but he who repeats a matter separates best friends.

Webster's Bible

Proverbs 17:9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 17:9 Whoso is covering transgression is seeking love, And whoso is repeating a matter Is separating a familiar friend.

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