Heartfelt Advice Of A Friend
9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart,
and the pleasantness of a friend
springs from their heartfelt advice.
Proverbs Club Commentary
Cordial guidance from a friend
has a delightful scent.
Support Your Nuclear Family
8 Like a bird that flees its nest
is anyone who flees from home.
Deserting your family is cowardly and foolish.
God designed the nuclear family
as the foundation of society.
A Fastidious Or Perfunctory Stomach
7 One who is full loathes honey from the comb,
but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet.
New International Version (NIV)
It is easy to please the needy.
So do so.
Wounds And Kisses
6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted,
but an enemy multiplies kisses.
Consider the criticizm of your friend.
Beware of the kindness of your enemy.
To Confront Or Not To Confront
5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
If you love someone,
you must confront them with their foibles.