New American Standard Bible
And my inmost being will rejoice When your lips speak what is right.
King James Bible
Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.
Darby Bible Translation
and my reins shall exult, when thy lips speak right things.
World English Bible
yes, my heart will rejoice, when your lips speak what is right.
Young's Literal Translation
And my reins exult when thy lips speak uprightly.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The teacher rejoices when the disciple's heart Proverbs 23:15 receives wisdom, and yet more when his lips can utter it.
Reins - See Job 19:27 note.
LibraryThe Portrait of a Drunkyard
'Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? 30. They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. 31. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. 32. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. 33. Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things. 34. Yea, thou shalt be as …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Heart: a Gift for God
A Sermon on a Text not Found in the Bible.
"Listen, for I will speak noble things; And the opening of my lips will reveal right things.
Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the LORD always.
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