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Proverbs 23:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Yea, my heart will rejoice, When thy lips speak right things.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And my inmost being will rejoice When your lips speak what is right.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Yes, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and my reins shall exult, when thy lips speak right things.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So shall my reins exult, when thy lips speak the things that are right.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And my reins exult when thy lips speak uprightly.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips shall speak what is right.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Yea my reines shall reioyce, when thy lippes speake right things.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and thy lips shall converse with my lips, if they be right.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yea, my reins 3629
{3629} Prime
כִּלְיָה
kilyah
{kil-yaw'}
Feminine of H3627 (only in the plural); a kidney (as an essential organ); figuratively the mind (as the interior self).
shall rejoice, 5937
{5937} Prime
עלז
`alaz
{aw-laz'}
A primitive root; to jump for joy, that is, exult.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
when thy lips 8193
{8193} Prime
שָׂפָה
saphah
{saw-faw'}
(The second form is in dual and plural); Probably from H5595 or H8192 through the idea of termination (compare H5490); the lip (as a natural boundary); by implication language; by analogy a margin (of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.).
speak 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
right things. 4339
{4339} Prime
מֵישָׁר
meyshar
{may-shawr'}
From H3474; evenness, that is, (figuratively) prosperity or concord; also straightness, that is, (figuratively) rectitude (only in plural with singular sense; often adverbially).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 23:15-16.


Proverbs 23:16

_ _ my reins — (Compare Psalms 7:9).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 23:12-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 23:16

My reins — I shall rejoice with all my soul.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
thy:

Proverbs 8:6 Hear; for I will speak of excellent things; and the opening of my lips [shall be] right things.
Ephesians 4:29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
Ephesians 5:4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
Colossians 4:4 That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.
James 3:2 For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same [is] a perfect man, [and] able also to bridle the whole body.
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Pv 8:6. Ep 4:29; 5:4. Col 4:4. Jm 3:2.

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