King James Version
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
Darby Bible Translation
He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
World English Bible
One who brings gossip betrays a confidence, but one who is of a trustworthy spirit is one who keeps a secret.
Young's Literal Translation
A busybody is revealing secret counsel, And the faithful of spirit is covering the matter.
Proverbs 11:13 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
A talebearer: Heb. He that walketh, being a talebearer
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.Proverbs 11:13 Parallel Commentaries
A sermon (No. 642) delivered on Sunday morning, July 30, 1865, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it."--Proverbs 11:26. If I dared, I should always preach upon the comfortable promises and gracious doctrines of God's Word. I find it most delightful and easy work to expatiate upon those themes of revelation which abound in sweetness, and are full of savor and preciousness …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
The Soul Winner
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
Sanctions of Moral Law, Natural and Governmental.
Jesus, My Rock.
George Muller, and the Secret of His
The Publication of the Gospel
We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
The Controversy Ended
1 Timothy 5:13
And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.
He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.
Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself; and discover not a secret to another:
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