|New International Version (© 2011)|
One who loves a pure heart and who speaks with grace will have the king for a friend.
King James Bible
He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.
American Standard Version
He that loveth pureness of heart, For the grace of his lips the king will be his friend.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is loving cleanness of heart, Grace are his lips, a king is his friend.
Proverbs 22:11 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that loveth pureness of heart - Who aims to be what God would have him to be - the King of kings shall be his Friend. There is no class of men that value uprightness more than kings; as none stand so much in need of it in their servants.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 16:13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaks right.
Psalm 101:6 My eyes shall be on the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walks in a perfect way, he shall serve me.
Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
for the grace of his lips
Psalm 45:2 You are fairer than the children of men: grace is poured into your lips: therefore God has blessed you for ever.
Luke 4:22 And all bore him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?
Genesis 41:39 And Pharaoh said to Joseph, For as much as God has showed you all this, there is none so discreet and wise as you are:
Ezra 7:6 This Ezra went up from Babylon; and he was a ready scribe in the law of Moses, which the LORD God of Israel had given...
Nehemiah 2:4-6 Then the king said to me, For what do you make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven...
Esther 10:3 For Mordecai the Jew was next to king Ahasuerus, and great among the Jews, and accepted of the multitude of his brothers...
Daniel 2:46-49 Then the king Nebuchadnezzar fell on his face, and worshipped Daniel...
Daniel 3:30 Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, in the province of Babylon.
Daniel 6:20-23 And when he came to the den, he cried with a lamentable voice to Daniel: and the king spoke and said to Daniel, O Daniel...
Proverbs 22:11 Parallel CommentariesClean Cleanness Dear Friend Grace Gracious Heart King's Loves Loving Pure Pureness Purity Speaks SpeechClean Cleanness Dear Friend Grace Gracious Heart King's Loves Loving Pure Pureness Purity Speaks SpeechTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
Psalm 24:4 The one who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not trust in an idol or swear by a false god.
Proverbs 14:35 A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant arouses his fury.
Proverbs 16:13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value the one who speaks what is right.
Proverbs 22:12 The eyes of the LORD keep watch over knowledge, but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.
Ecclesiastes 10:12 Words from the mouth of the wise are gracious, but fools are consumed by their own lips.