Proverbs 25:12

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 25:12

As an eare-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprouer vpon an obedient eare.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{Like} an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold Is a wise reprover to a listening ear.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`As' an ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, `So is' a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Like a nose-ring of gold and an ornament of the best gold, is a wise man who says sharp words to an ear ready to give attention.
- Basic English Bible

An ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, is a wise reprover upon an attentive ear.
- Darby Bible

As an ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.
- Webster's Bible

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover to an obedient ear.
- World English Bible

A ring of gold, and an ornament of pure gold, [Is] the wise reprover to an attentive ear.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As an ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 25:12

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 25:12


25:10 Lest he - Reproach thee for thy gross violation of the laws of prudence, justice and friendship.

25:11 Of silver - Which it seems was usual in those times, and was grateful to the eye for the beauty and variety both of the colours and figures, the golden apples appearing through net - work of silver.

25:13 Cold of snow - As drink cooled with ice or snow, as is usual in hot countries.

25:14 Boasteth - Promising what he never intends to give. Is like - Like empty clouds carried about with wind, and not affording that rain which they promise.


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