Compare Translations for Proverbs 27:5

5 Better to correct someone openly than to let him think you don't care for him at all.
5 Better to correct someone openly than to let him think you don't care for him at all.
5 A spoken reprimand is better than approval that's never expressed.
5 It is better to correct someone openly than to have love and not show it.
5 Better is open reproving, than a love hid. [Better is open amending, than hid love.] (Better be open rebukes, than hidden love.)

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