New Living Translation
Everyone enjoys a fitting reply; it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time!
King James Bible
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
Darby Bible Translation
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth; and a word in its season, how good is it!
World English Bible
Joy comes to a man with the reply of his mouth. How good is a word at the right time!
Young's Literal Translation
Joy is to a man in the answer of his mouth, And a word in its season -- how good!
Proverbs 15:23 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:23 The answer - By a wise, or good and seasonable answer.
LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
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"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Wise words bring many benefits, and hard work brings rewards.
Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success.
Timely advice is lovely, like golden apples in a silver basket.
The Sovereign LORD has given me his words of wisdom, so that I know how to comfort the weary. Morning by morning he wakens me and opens my understanding to his will.
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