Proverbs 22:18
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New American Standard Bible
For it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, That they may be ready on your lips.

King James Bible
For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

Darby Bible Translation
For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee: they shall be together fitted on thy lips.

World English Bible
For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips.

Young's Literal Translation
For they are pleasant when thou dost keep them in thy heart, They are prepared together for thy lips.

Proverbs 22:18 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

What is "pleasant" in the sight of God and man is the union of two things, belief passing into profession, profession resting on belief.

Proverbs 22:18 Parallel Commentaries

The Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions.
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
He accuses Abaelard for preferring his own opinions and even fancies to the unanimous consent of the Fathers, especially where he declares that Christ did not become incarnate in order to save man from the power of the devil. 11. I find in a book of his sentences, and also in an exposition of his of the Epistle to the Romans, that this rash inquirer into the Divine Majesty attacks the mystery of our Redemption. He admits in the very beginning of his disputation that there has never been but one conclusion
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

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