New Living Translation
When arguing with your neighbor, don't betray another person's secret.
King James Bible
Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself; and discover not a secret to another:
Darby Bible Translation
Debate thy cause with thy neighbour, but reveal not the secret of another;
World English Bible
Debate your case with your neighbor, and don't betray the confidence of another;
Young's Literal Translation
Thy cause plead with thy neighbour, And the secret counsel of another reveal not,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:9 Debate - If thou hast any quarrel with him, first try to compose it by private discourse with him. Discover not - Let not heat of contention provoke thee to divulge any of his secrets committed to thy trust.
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