Proverbs 12:25
Good News Translation
Worry can rob you of happiness, but kind words will cheer you up.

Contemporary English Version
Worry is a heavy burden, but a kind word always brings cheer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Grief in the heart of a man shall bring him low, but with a good word he shall be made glad.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Grief in the heart of a man shall bring him low, but with a good word he shall be made glad.

heaviness

Proverbs 14:10 The heart that knoweth the bitterness of his own soul, in his joy the stranger shall not intermeddle.

Proverbs 15:13,15,23 A glad heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by grief of mind the spirit is cast down. . . .

Proverbs 17:22 A joyful mind maketh age flourishing: a sorrowful spirit drieth up the bones.

Proverbs 18:14 The spirit of a man upholdeth his infirmity: but a spirit that is easily angered, who can bear?

Nehemiah 2:1,2 And it came to pass in the month of Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king: that wine was before him, and I took up the wine, and gave it to the king: and I was as one languishing away before his face. . . .

Psalm 38:6 I am become miserable, and am bowed down even to the end: I walked sorrowful all the day long.

Psalm 42:11 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why dost thou disquiet me? Hope thou in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance, and my God.

Mark 14:33,34 And he taketh Peter and James and John with him: and he began to fear and to be heavy. . . .

but

Proverbs 12:18 There is that promiseth, and is pricked as it were with a sword of conscience: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 15:23 A man rejoiceth in the sentence of his mouth: and a word in due time is best.

Proverbs 16:24 Well ordered words are as a honeycomb: sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Proverbs 25:11 To speak a word in due time, is like apples of gold on beds of silver.

Proverbs 27:9 Ointment and perfumes rejoice the heart: and the good counsels of a friend are sweet to the soul.

Isaiah 50:4 The Lord hath given me a learned tongue, that I should know how to uphold by word him that is weary: he wakeneth in the morning, in the morning he wakeneth my ear, that I may hear him as a master.

Zechariah 1:13 And the Lord answered the angel, that spoke in me, good words, comfortable words.

2 Corinthians 2:4-7 For out of much affliction and anguish of heart, I wrote to you with many tears: not that you should be made sorrowful: but that you might know the charity I have more abundantly towards you. . . .

Context
Loving Discipline and Knowledge
24The hand of the valiant shall bear rule: but that which is slothful shall be under tribute. 25Grief in the heart of a man shall bring him low, but with a good word he shall be made glad.26He that neglecteth a loss for the sake of a friend, is just: but the way of the wicked shall deceive them.…
Cross References
Proverbs 12:26
He that neglecteth a loss for the sake of a friend, is just: but the way of the wicked shall deceive them.

Proverbs 15:13
A glad heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by grief of mind the spirit is cast down.

Isaiah 50:4
The Lord hath given me a learned tongue, that I should know how to uphold by word him that is weary: he wakeneth in the morning, in the morning he wakeneth my ear, that I may hear him as a master.

Additional Translations
Anxiety weighs down the heart of a man, but a good word cheers it up.Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad.

Heaviness in the heart of a man maketh it stoop; But a good word maketh it glad.

A terrible word troubles the heart of a righteous man; but a good message rejoices him.

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop; but a good word maketh it glad.

Heaviness in the heart of a man maketh it stoop; but a good word maketh it glad.

Heaviness in the heart of man depresseth it: but a good word maketh it glad.

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad.

Sorrow in the heart of a man boweth down, And a good word maketh him glad.
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