Proverbs 12:25
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
1674: anxiety, anxious carefrom daag
in a man'sאִ֣ישׁ
376: manfrom an unused word
3820: inner man, mind, will, heartfrom the same as lebab
weighs it down,יַשְׁחֶ֑נָּה
7812: to bow downa prim. root
But a goodטֹ֣וב
2896a: pleasant, agreeable, goodfrom tob
1697: speech, wordfrom dabar
makes it glad.יְשַׂמְּחֶֽנָּה׃
8055: rejoice, be glada prim. root

KJV Lexicon
d'agah  (deh-aw-gaw')
anxiety -- care(-fulness), fear, heaviness, sorrow.
in the heart
leb  (labe)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect
of man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
maketh it stoop
shachah  (shaw-khaw')
to depress, i.e. prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God)
but a good
towb  (tobe)
good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun
dabar  (daw-baw')
a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause
maketh it glad
samach  (saw-makh')
probably to brighten up, i.e. (figuratively) be (causatively, make) blithe or gleesome
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad.

King James Bible
Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a good word cheers it up.

International Standard Version
A person's anxiety weighs down his heart, but an appropriate word is encouraging.

NET Bible
Anxiety in a person's heart weighs him down, but an encouraging word brings him joy.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
A fearful word troubles the heart of a man and a good word gladdens it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A person's anxiety will weigh him down, but an encouraging word makes him joyful.

King James 2000 Bible
Heaviness in the heart of man makes him stoop: but a good word makes him glad.
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