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 Post subject: A secret gift
PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:03 pm 
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In The Book of Proverbs, Chapter 21 Verse 14 states:
A secret gift allays anger, and a concealed present, violent wrath.
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 Post subject: Re: A secret gift
PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:59 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: A secret gift
PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:04 am 
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 Post subject: Re: A secret gift
PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:02 pm 
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Petronius wrote:
In The Book of Proverbs, Chapter 21 Verse 14 states:
A secret gift allays anger, and a concealed present, violent wrath.
Please explain.


Other translations say "a bribe" rather than "concealed present".

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 Post subject: Re: A secret gift
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If someone is angry with you, you can give him a present when no one is looking, and his anger will finish

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 Post subject: Re: A secret gift
PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:25 pm 
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Tag teaming with the other guys, because if you give the present in a showy, public way it may only serve to make his anger worse. The humble thing to do is to do your good works in a quiet way.

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