Proverbs 17:9 - Better A Dry Morsel In Quietness

in HeartChurch8 months ago

You will keep your friends if you forgive them, but you will lose your friends if you keep talking about what they did wrong.

This bible verse has been derived from Contemporary English Version

If you can take a closer look at Proverbs chapter 17 from verse 8 to 10, and take a bible study you will understand verse 9 better which talks more about how love prospers when fault is forgiven:

…8 A bribe is a charm to its giver; wherever he turns, he succeeds. 9 Whoever conceals an offense promotes love, but he who brings it up separates friends. 10 A rebuke cuts into a man of discernment deeper than a hundred lashes cut into a fool.…

The moral lesson of this Bible verse is:

Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.

The lesson in the Bible verse has been obtained from: Treasury Of Scripture

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There are more bible verses related to this verse, which are:

  1. 1 Corinthians 13:4
    Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.

  2. James 5:20
    consider this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and cover over a multitude of sins.

  3. 1 Peter 4:8
    Above all, love one another deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.

  4. Proverbs 10:12
    Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers all transgressions.

You can see more translations of today's Bible verse on different Bible versions in BibleHub

The book of Proverbs in the Bible has 31 Chapters, each for each day of the month. So I shed some spiritual light in your world each and every day.

God Bless You!

Till tomorrow

It's your friendly neighborhood Pastor



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