New Living Translation
To one who listens, valid criticism is like a gold earring or other gold jewelry.
King James Bible
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.
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