King James Version
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.
Darby Bible Translation
An ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, is a wise reprover upon an attentive ear.
World English Bible
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover to an obedient ear.
Young's Literal Translation
A ring of gold, and an ornament of pure gold, Is the wise reprover to an attentive ear.
Proverbs 25:12 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.Proverbs 25:12 Parallel Commentaries
A sermon (No. 2866) delivered on Thursday Evening, January 6th, 1876, by C.H. Spurgeon at The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country."--Proverbs 25:25. This is a text for summertime rather than for a winter's evening. It is only on one of our hottest summer days that we could fully appreciate the illustration here employed; we need to be parched with thirst to be able to feel the value of cold waters to quench our thirst. At the same …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
That a Man Should not be a Curious Searcher of the Sacrament, but a Humble Imitator of Christ, Submitting his Sense to Holy Faith
Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
The Old Testament Canon from Its Beginning to Its Close.
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
God's Glory the Chief End of Man's Being
Appendix v. Rabbinic Theology and Literature
The History Books
The Ninth Commandment
A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me.
And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.
2 Samuel 1:24
Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.
The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold.
Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.
The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.
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