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Proverbs 25:11-13 International Standard Version (ISV)

11 Like golden apples set in silver
    is a word spoken at the right time.
12 Like a gold earring and a necklace of pure gold
    is a wise reprover to a listening ear.

13 Like cold snow during harvest time
    is a faithful messenger to those who send him;
        he refreshes his masters.

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Proverbs 25:11-13 New International Version (NIV)

11 Like apples[a] of gold in settings of silver
    is a ruling rightly given.
12 Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold
    is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear.

13 Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time
    is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him;
    he refreshes the spirit of his master.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 25:11 Or possibly apricots
New International Version (NIV)

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