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Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 27:16
Whosoeuer hideth her, hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand which be wrayeth it selfe.- King James Version (1611)
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He who would restrain her restrains the wind, And grasps oil with his right hand.- New American Standard Version (1995)
He that would restrain her restraineth the wind; And his right hand encountereth oil.- American Standard Version (1901)
He who keeps secret the secret of his friend, will get himself a name for good faith.- Basic English Bible
whosoever will restrain her restraineth the wind, and his right hand encountereth oil.- Darby Bible
Whoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand which bewrayeth itself. - Webster's Bible
restraining her is like restraining the wind, or like grasping oil in his right hand.- World English Bible
Whoso is hiding her hath hidden the wind, And the ointment of his right hand calleth out.- Youngs Literal Bible
He that would hide her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand betrayeth itself.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:16
27:16 Hideth - Attempts to smother her passion. Right - hand - Which being the great instrument of action, by its much stirring, diffuses the savour of it.
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