|Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)
||New International Version (NIV)
14 Starting a fight is like letting water through [a dike] -better stop the quarrel before it gets worse.
14 Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.
|Complete Jewish Bible Copyright 1998 by David H. Stern. Published by Jewish New Testament Publications, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission. (The Complete Jewish Bible Online)
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