New International Version
My mouth will speak words of wisdom; the meditation of my heart will give you understanding.
King James Bible
My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
My mouth shall speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding:
World English Bible
My mouth will speak words of wisdom. My heart shall utter understanding.
Young's Literal Translation
My mouth speaketh wise things, And the meditations of my heart are things of understanding.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hear this, all ye people - The four first verses contain the author's exordium or introduction, delivered in a very pompous style and promising the deepest lessons of wisdom and instruction. But what was rare then is common-place now.
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'Like sheep they are laid in the grave; Death shall feed on them.' --PSALM xlix. 14. 'The Lamb which is in the midst of the Throne shall feed them.' --REV. vii. 17. These two verses have a much closer parallelism in expression than appears in our Authorised Version. If you turn to the Revised Version you will find that it rightly renders the former of my texts, 'Death shall be their shepherd,' and the latter, 'The Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall be their Shepherd.' The Old Testament …
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The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.
The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.
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