Proverbs 25:12-15 NIV

12 Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is a wise man's rebuke to a listening ear.1

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13 Like the coolness of snow at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to those who send him; he refreshes the spirit of his masters.2

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14 Like clouds and wind without rain is a man who boasts of gifts he does not give.
15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded,3 and a gentle tongue can break a bone.4

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