New Living Translation
A troublemaker plants seeds of strife; gossip separates the best of friends.
King James Bible
A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.
Darby Bible Translation
A false man soweth contention; and a talebearer separateth very friends.
World English Bible
A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends.
Young's Literal Translation
A froward man sendeth forth contention, A tale-bearer is separating a familiar friend.
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LibraryTrust in God --True Wisdom
A sermon (No. 392) delivered on Sunday Morning, May 12th, 1861, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he."--Proverbs 16:20. Wisdom is man's true path--that which enables him to accomplish best the end of his being, and which therefore gives to him the richest enjoyment and the fullest play for all his powers. Wisdom is the compass by which man is to steer across the trackless waste …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
A Wise Desire
Their perverted hearts plot evil, and they constantly stir up trouble.
A hot-tempered person starts fights; a cool-tempered person stops them.
Scoundrels create trouble; their words are a destructive blaze.
Violent people mislead their companions, leading them down a harmful path.
Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends.
Fire goes out without wood, and quarrels disappear when gossip stops.
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Jump to NextAbroad Cause Chief Close Contention Dissension Everywhere Evil Familiar Fighting Forth Friend Friends Froward Gossip Intimate Makes Perverse Purposes Scattereth Secretly Separates Separateth Slanderer Soweth Spreads Stirs Strife Tale-Bearer Trouble Twisted Whisperer
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