Proverbs 17:9
New International Version
Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.

American Standard Version
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; But he that harpeth on a matter separateth chief friends.

Berean Study Bible
Whoever conceals an offense promotes love, but he who brings it up separates friends.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that concealeth a transgression. seeketh friendships: he that repeateth it again, separateth friends.

English Revised Version
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love: but he that harpeth on a matter separateth chief friends.

King James Bible
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

World English Bible
He who covers an offense promotes love; but he who repeats a matter separates best friends.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is covering transgression is seeking love, And whoso is repeating a matter Is separating a familiar friend.

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