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Local Proverbs

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LOCAL PROVERBSBicol (Legazpi)| ENGLISH TRANSLATION| BIBLICAL COUNTERPART| COMMENT/S| “Gibohon mo an mawot mong gibohon man saimo.”| Treat people in the same way that you want them to treat you.| Luke 6:31Do to others as you would have them do to you.| This proverb is commonly used. This is also known as “The Golden Rule” | “An paghandusay kay buhay sa amigo ay urog nang gayo.”| Greater love has no man than this, that a man gives up his life for his friends.| John 15:13Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.| The true of friendship is greatly measured if one is ready to take a bullet or do a sacrifice in behalf of the friend.| “An amigo na danay mamomoton, nagiging tugang sa panahon nin kahorasaan.”| A friend is loving at all times, and becomes a brother in times of trouble.| Proverbs 17:17A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity| One who has a constant loving friend will have brethren in times of need.| “An tawo nadakol na kairiba napapaaraot, alagad minsan may amigo na yaon na orog pa sa kapamilya.”| There are persons for companionship, but then there are friends who are more loyal than family.| Proverbs 18:24A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.| This is much related to the saying: “He who has many friends has none but one who cherished someone has a kindred-one.”| “Mas orog na an hayag na dai pag-uyon kaysa man sa pagkamoot na nasa hilom.”| Better is an open protest than a love kept secret.| Proverbs 27:5-6Better is open rebuke than hidden love.| It is better to have an open ridicule or correction than to have a love or care buried as secret.|