Proverbs 11:13

“A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A tale-bearer reuealeth secrets: but hee that is of a faithfull spirit, concealeth the matter.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is trustworthy conceals a matter.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that goeth about as a tale-bearer revealeth secrets; But he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth a matter.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who goes about talking of others makes secrets public, but the true-hearted man keeps things covered.
- Basic English Bible

He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
- Darby Bible

A tale-bearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
- Webster's Bible

One who brings gossip betrays a confidence, but one who is of a trustworthy spirit is one who keeps a secret.
- World English Bible

A busybody is revealing secret counsel, And the faithful of spirit is covering the matter.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets; but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth a matter.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 11:13


11:13 Secrets - Such things as were committed to his trust with a charge of secrecy.


Discussion for Proverbs 11:13

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