Proverbs 25:23

“The north wind driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 25:23

The North winde driueth away raine: so doeth an angrie countenance a backbiting tongue.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The north wind brings forth rain, And a backbiting tongue, an angry countenance.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The north wind bringeth forth rain: So doth a backbiting tongue an angry countenance.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As the north wind gives birth to rain, so is an angry face caused by a tongue saying evil secretly.
- Basic English Bible

The north wind bringeth forth rain, and the angry countenance a backbiting tongue.
- Darby Bible

The north wind driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.
- Webster's Bible

The north wind brings forth rain: so a backbiting tongue brings an angry face.
- World English Bible

A north wind bringeth forth rain, And a secret tongue -- indignant faces.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The north wind bringeth forth rain, and a backbiting tongue an angry countenance.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 25:23

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 25:23


25:21 Bread - By bread and water he understands all things necessary for his subsistence.

25:22 For - In so doing, which words are expressed #Rom 12:20|, where this text is quoted. Thou shalt melt him into repentance, and love.

25:25 So - Because it comes more rarely and difficultly, after it hath been long expected.


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