New Living Translation
A gossip goes around telling secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence.
King James Bible
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
Darby Bible Translation
He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
World English Bible
One who brings gossip betrays a confidence, but one who is of a trustworthy spirit is one who keeps a secret.
Young's Literal Translation
A busybody is revealing secret counsel, And the faithful of spirit is covering the matter.
Proverbs 11:13 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:13 Secrets - Such things as were committed to his trust with a charge of secrecy.
LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
1 Timothy 5:13
And if they are on the list, they will learn to be lazy and will spend their time gossiping from house to house, meddling in other people's business and talking about things they shouldn't.
"Do not spread slanderous gossip among your people. "Do not stand idly by when your neighbor's life is threatened. I am the LORD.
It is foolish to belittle one's neighbor; a sensible person keeps quiet.
The wise don't make a show of their knowledge, but fools broadcast their foolishness.
Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs.
A gossip goes around telling secrets, so don't hang around with chatterers.
When arguing with your neighbor, don't betray another person's secret.
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