Proverbs 25:9

“Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself; and discover not a secret to another:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 25:9

Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himselfe; and discouer not a secret to another:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Argue your case with your neighbor, And do not reveal the secret of another,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Debate thy cause with thy neighbor `himself', And disclose not the secret of another;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Have a talk with your neighbour himself about your cause, but do not give away the secret of another:
- Basic English Bible

Debate thy cause with thy neighbour, but reveal not the secret of another;
- Darby Bible

Debate thy cause with thy neighbor himself; and reveal not a secret to another:
- Webster's Bible

Debate your case with your neighbor, and don't betray the confidence of another;
- World English Bible

Thy cause plead with thy neighbour, And the secret counsel of another reveal not,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Debate thy cause with thy neighbour, but reveal not the secret of another;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 25:9

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 25:9


25:9 Debate - If thou hast any quarrel with him, first try to compose it by private discourse with him. Discover not - Let not heat of contention provoke thee to divulge any of his secrets committed to thy trust.


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