Proverbs 22:21
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New Living Translation
In this way, you may know the truth and take an accurate report to those who sent you.

King James Bible
That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?

Darby Bible Translation
that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?

World English Bible
To teach you truth, reliable words, to give sound answers to the ones who sent you?

Young's Literal Translation
To cause thee to know the certainty of sayings of truth, To return sayings of truth to those sending thee.

Proverbs 22:21 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

22:21 Answer - That thou mayst be able to give solid, and satisfactory answers.

Proverbs 22:21 Parallel Commentaries

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The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Luke 1:3
Having carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I also have decided to write a careful account for you, most honorable Theophilus,

Luke 1:4
so you can be certain of the truth of everything you were taught.

1 Peter 3:15
Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your Christian hope, always be ready to explain it.

Proverbs 25:13
Trustworthy messengers refresh like snow in summer. They revive the spirit of their employer.

Ecclesiastes 12:10
The Teacher sought to find just the right words to express truths clearly.

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