New Living Translation
As surely as a north wind brings rain, so a gossiping tongue causes anger!
King James Bible
The north wind driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.
Darby Bible Translation
The north wind bringeth forth rain, and the angry countenance a backbiting tongue.
World English Bible
The north wind brings forth rain: so a backbiting tongue brings an angry face.
Young's Literal Translation
A north wind bringeth forth rain, And a secret tongue -- indignant faces.
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