Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop; but a good word maketh it glad.

New American Standard Bible

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad.

King James Version

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

Holman Bible

Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down,
but a good word cheers it up.

International Standard Version

A person's anxiety weighs down his heart, but an appropriate word is encouraging.

A Conservative Version

Heaviness in the heart of a man makes it droop, but a good word makes it glad.

American Standard Version

Heaviness in the heart of a man maketh it stoop; But a good word maketh it glad.

Amplified

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but an encouraging word makes it glad.

Bible in Basic English

Care in the heart of a man makes it weighted down, but a good word makes it glad.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad.

Julia Smith Translation

Fear in the heart of a man will bow it down: and a good word will gladden it

King James 2000

Heaviness in the heart of man makes him stoop: but a good word makes him glad.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Anxiety in the heart of a man will weigh him down, but a good word will cheer him.

Modern King James verseion

Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop, but a good word makes it glad.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Heaviness discourageth the heart of man, but a good word maketh it glad again.

NET Bible

Anxiety in a person's heart weighs him down, but an encouraging word brings him joy.

New Heart English Bible

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad.

The Emphasized Bible

When anxiety is in the heart of a man, one may bow him down, but, a good word, maketh him glad.

Webster

Heaviness in the heart of man depresseth it: but a good word maketh it glad.

World English Bible

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sorrow in the heart of a man boweth down, And a good word maketh him glad.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּאגה 
D@'agah 
Usage: 6

of man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

24 The hand of the diligent shall bear rule; but the slothful hand shall be under tribute. 25 Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop; but a good word maketh it glad. 26 The righteous guideth his neighbour; but the way of the wicked misleadeth them.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:13

A joyful heart maketh a cheerful countenance; but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken.

Proverbs 15:23

A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth; and a word in its season, how good is it!

Isaiah 50:4

The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of the instructed, that I should know how to succour by a word him that is weary. He wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the instructed.

Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health for the bones.

Proverbs 17:22

A joyful heart promoteth healing; but a broken spirit drieth up the bones.

Nehemiah 2:1-2

And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that wine was before him, and I took up the wine and gave it to the king. Now, I had never been sad in his presence.

Psalm 38:6

I am depressed; I am bowed down beyond measure; I go mourning all the day.

Psalm 42:11

Why art thou cast down, my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Proverbs 12:18

There is that babbleth like the piercings of a sword; but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 14:10

The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy.

Proverbs 15:15

All the days of the afflicted are evil; but a cheerful heart is a continual feast.

Proverbs 18:14

The spirit of a man sustaineth his infirmity; but a broken spirit who can bear?

Proverbs 25:11

As apples of gold in pictures of silver, is a word spoken in season.

Proverbs 27:9

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart; and the sweetness of one's friend is the fruit of hearty counsel.

Zechariah 1:13

And Jehovah answered the angel that talked with me good words, comforting words.

Mark 14:33-34

And he takes with him Peter and James and John, and he began to be amazed and oppressed in spirit.

2 Corinthians 2:4-7

For out of much tribulation and distress of heart I wrote to you, with many tears; not that ye may be grieved, but that ye may know the love which I have very abundantly towards you.

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