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For lack of wood the fire goes out, And where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.
American Standard Version
For lack of wood the fire goeth out; And where there is no whisperer, contention ceaseth.
Berean Study Bible
Without wood, a fire goes out; without gossip, a conflict ceases.
When the wood faileth, the fire shall go out: and when the talebearer is taken away, contentions shall cease.
English Revised Version
For lack of wood the fire goeth out: and where there is no whisperer, contention ceaseth.
King James Bible
Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.
World English Bible
For lack of wood a fire goes out. Without gossip, a quarrel dies down.
Young's Literal Translation
Without wood is fire going out, And without a tale-bearer, contention ceaseth,
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