Daily Wisdom: Proverbs 17:9

Friday, February 18, 2005

He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
— Proverbs 17:9

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Illustration of Proverbs 17:9 — He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.

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