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Open rebuke is better than secret love.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 27:5
Open rebuke is better then secret loue.- King James Version (1611)
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Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed.- New American Standard Version (1995)
Better is open rebuke Than love that is hidden.- American Standard Version (1901)
Better is open protest than love kept secret.- Basic English Bible
Open rebuke is better than hidden love.- Darby Bible
Open rebuke is better than secret love. - Webster's Bible
Better is open rebuke than hidden love.- World English Bible
Better [is] open reproof than hidden love.- Youngs Literal Bible
Better is open rebuke than love that is hidden.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:5
27:5 Open - When it is needful, in which case, though it put a man to some shame yet it doth him good. Better - More desirable and beneficial. Secret love - Which does not shew itself by friendly actions, and particularly by free and faithful reproof.
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