Proverbs 27:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
Better is open rebuke than hidden love.

New Living Translation
An open rebuke is better than hidden love!

English Standard Version
Better is open rebuke than hidden love.

Berean Study Bible
Better an open rebuke than love that is concealed.

New American Standard Bible
Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed.

NASB 1995
Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed.

NASB 1977
Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed.

Amplified Bible
Better is an open reprimand [of loving correction] Than love that is hidden.

Christian Standard Bible
Better an open reprimand than concealed love.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Better an open reprimand than concealed love.

Contemporary English Version
A truly good friend will openly correct you.

Good News Translation
Better to correct someone openly than to let him think you don't care for him at all.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Open criticism is better than unexpressed love.

International Standard Version
An open rebuke is better than unspoken love.

NET Bible
Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Open rebuke is better than secret love.

New King James Version
Open rebuke is better Than love carefully concealed.

King James 2000 Bible
Open rebuke is better than hidden love.

New Heart English Bible
Better is open rebuke than hidden love.

World English Bible
Better is open rebuke than hidden love.

American King James Version
Open rebuke is better than secret love.

American Standard Version
Better is open rebuke Than love that is hidden.

A Faithful Version
Open rebuke is better than secret love.

Darby Bible Translation
Open rebuke is better than hidden love.

English Revised Version
Better is open rebuke than love that is hidden.

Webster's Bible Translation
Open rebuke is better than secret love.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Open rebuke is better then secret loue.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Open rebuke, is better then secrete loue.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
An open rebuke is better, then a secrete loue.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Better [is] open reproof than hidden love.

Young's Literal Translation
Better is open reproof than hidden love.

Smith's Literal Translation
Naked rebuke is good above secret love.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Open rebuke is better than hidden love.

Catholic Public Domain Version
An open rebuke is better than hidden love.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Public rebuke is better than secret love.

Lamsa Bible
Open rebuke is better than deceitful friendship.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Better is open rebuke Than love that is hidden.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Open reproofs are better than secret love.








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