Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Debate thy case with thy neighbor [himself], and disclose not the secret of another,

New American Standard Bible

Argue your case with your neighbor,
And do not reveal the secret of another,

King James Version

Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself; and discover not a secret to another:

Holman Bible

Make your case with your opponent
without revealing another’s secret;

International Standard Version

Instead, take up the matter with your neighbor, and don't betray another person's confidence.

American Standard Version

Debate thy cause with thy neighbor himself , And disclose not the secret of another;

Amplified


Argue your case with your neighbor himself [before you go to court];
And do not reveal another’s secret,

Bible in Basic English

Have a talk with your neighbour himself about your cause, but do not give away the secret of another:

Darby Translation

Debate thy cause with thy neighbour, but reveal not the secret of another;

Julia Smith Translation

Contend thy contention with thy neighbor; and thou shalt not reveal the secret of another:

King James 2000

Debate your cause with your neighbor himself; and disclose not a secret to another:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Argue your argument with your neighbor [himself], the secret of another do not disclose,

Modern King James verseion

Debate your cause with your neighbor; and do not uncover a secret to another,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Handle thy matter with thy neighbour himself, and discover not another man's secret:

NET Bible

When you argue a case with your neighbor, do not reveal the secret of another person,

New Heart English Bible

Debate your case with your neighbor, and do not betray the confidence of another;

The Emphasized Bible

Thy contention, urge thou with thy neighbour, and, the secret of another, do not reveal:

Webster

Debate thy cause with thy neighbor himself; and reveal not a secret to another:

World English Bible

Debate your case with your neighbor, and don't betray the confidence of another;

Youngs Literal Translation

Thy cause plead with thy neighbour, And the secret counsel of another reveal not,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

רב ריב 
Riyb 
Usage: 60

with thy neighbour
ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

not a secret
סוד 
Cowd 
Usage: 21

References

Hastings

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

8 Go not forth hastily to strive. What will thou do in the end of it when thy neighbor has put thee to shame? 9 Debate thy case with thy neighbor [himself], and disclose not the secret of another, 10 lest he who hears it revile thee, and thine infamy turn not away.


Cross References

Proverbs 11:13

He who goes around as a tale-bearer reveals secrets, but he who is of a faithful spirit conceals a matter.

Proverbs 20:19

He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets. Therefore do not associate with him who opens wide his lips.

Matthew 18:5-17

And whoever will receive one such child in my name receives me.

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