; something said
[shall be of
] the uprightness
; the right
of my heart:
A form of H3824
; the heart
; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre
and my lips
(The second form is in dual and plural); Probably from H5595
through the idea of termination
); the lip
(as a natural boundary); by implication language
; by analogy a margin
(of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.).
A primitive root; to speak
(mostly poetical) or say
Stem - Piel (See H8840
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 2121
A primitive root; to clarify
(that is, brighten
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815
Count - 1415
_ _ I will speak according to my inward conviction.
_ _ clearly rather, “purely”; sincerely, not distorting the truth through passion, as the friends did.
My words I will not speak passionately or partially, but from a sincere desire to do thee good. Clearly What I speak will be plain, not hard to be understood.
Job 27:4 My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.
Proverbs 8:7-8 For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips. ... All the words of my mouth [are] in righteousness; [there is] nothing froward or perverse in them.
1 Thessalonians 2:3-4 For our exhortation [was] not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: ... But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.
- my lips:
Job 15:2 Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
Job 36:3-4 I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker. ... For truly my words [shall] not [be] false: he that is perfect in knowledge [is] with thee.
Job 38:2 Who [is] this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?
Psalms 37:30-31 The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment. ... The law of his God [is] in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.
Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
Proverbs 15:7 The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish [doeth] not so.
Proverbs 20:15 There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge [are] a precious jewel.
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