New American Standard Bible
A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.
King James Bible
A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.
Darby Bible Translation
A false man soweth contention; and a talebearer separateth very friends.
World English Bible
A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends.
Young's Literal Translation
A froward man sendeth forth contention, A tale-bearer is separating a familiar friend.
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Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.
A worthless man digs up evil, While his words are like scorching fire.
A man of violence entices his neighbor And leads him in a way that is not good.
He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.
For lack of wood the fire goes out, And where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.
Jump to PreviousAbroad Cause Chief Close Contention Dissension Everywhere Evil Familiar Fighting Forth Friend Friends Froward Gossip Intimate Makes Perverse Purposes Scattereth Secretly Separates Separateth Slanderer Soweth Spreads Stirs Strife Tale-Bearer Trouble Twisted Whisperer
Jump to NextAbroad Cause Chief Close Contention Dissension Everywhere Evil Familiar Fighting Forth Friend Friends Froward Gossip Intimate Makes Perverse Purposes Scattereth Secretly Separates Separateth Slanderer Soweth Spreads Stirs Strife Tale-Bearer Trouble Twisted Whisperer
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