Proverbs 22:21
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New International Version
teaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?

New Living Translation
In this way, you may know the truth and take an accurate report to those who sent you.

English Standard Version
to make you know what is right and true, that you may give a true answer to those who sent you?

New American Standard Bible
To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you?

King James Bible
That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
in order to teach you true and reliable words, so that you may give a dependable report to those who sent you?

International Standard Version
to teach you true and reliable advice, so you can give truthful answers to those who sent you?

NET Bible
to show you true and reliable words, so that you may give accurate answers to those who sent you?

New Heart English Bible
To teach you truth, reliable words, to give sound answers to the ones who sent you?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
That I may make known to you counsel, knowledge, stillness and the words of truth, that you may return the word of truth to him that sends you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
in order to teach you the words of truth so that you can give an accurate report to those who send you?

JPS Tanakh 1917
That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth, That thou mightest bring back words of truth to them that send thee?

New American Standard 1977
To make you know the certainty of the words of truth
            That you may correctly answer to him who sent you?

Jubilee Bible 2000
that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth, that thou mightest answer the words of truth to those that send unto thee?

King James 2000 Bible
That I might make you know the certainty of the words of truth; that you might answer the words of truth to them that send unto you?

American King James Version
That I might make you know the certainty of the words of truth; that you might answer the words of truth to them that send to you?

American Standard Version
To make thee know the certainty of the words of truth, That thou mayest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?

Douay-Rheims Bible
That I might shew thee the certainty, and the words of truth, to answer out of these to them that sent thee.

Darby Bible Translation
that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?

English Revised Version
To make thee know the certainty of the words of truth, that thou mayest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?

Webster's Bible Translation
That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send to thee?

World English Bible
To teach you truth, reliable words, to give sound answers to the ones who sent you?

Young's Literal Translation
To cause thee to know the certainty of sayings of truth, To return sayings of truth to those sending thee.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
22:17-21. To these words, to this knowledge, the ear must be bowed down, and the heart applied by faith and love. To live a life of delight in God and dependence on him, is the foundation of all practical religion. The way to know the certainty of the word of truth, is to make conscience of our duty. 22,23. He that robs and oppresses the poor, does so at his peril. And if men will not appear for them, God will. 24,25. Our corrupt hearts have so much tinder in them, that it is dangerous to have to do with those that throw about the sparks of their passion.
Study Bible
A Good Name More Desirable than Riches
20Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge, 21To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you? 22Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;…
Cross References
Luke 1:3
Therefore, having carefully investigated everything from the beginning, it seemed good also to me to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

Luke 1:4
so that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.

1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts sanctify Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to articulate a defense to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But respond with gentleness and respect,

Proverbs 25:13
Like the cold of snow in the time of harvest Is a faithful messenger to those who send him, For he refreshes the soul of his masters.

Ecclesiastes 12:10
The Preacher sought to find delightful words and to write words of truth correctly.
Treasury of Scripture

That I might make you know the certainty of the words of truth; that you might answer the words of truth to them that send to you?

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Luke 1:3,4 It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all …

John 20:31 But these are written, that you might believe that Jesus is the Christ, …

1 John 5:13 These things have I written to you that believe on the name of the …

answer

1 Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts…

them that send unto thee or those that send thee

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