Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Bright eyes gladden the heart;
Good news puts fat on the bones.

King James Version

The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat.

Holman Bible

Bright eyes cheer the heart;
good news strengthens the bones.

International Standard Version

Bright eyes encourage the heart; good news nourishes the body.

A Conservative Version

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart. Good news make the bones fat.

American Standard Version

The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart; And good tidings make the bones fat.

Amplified


The light of the eyes rejoices the hearts of others,
And good news puts fat on the bones.

Bible in Basic English

The light of the eyes is a joy to the heart, and good news makes the bones fat.

Darby Translation

That which enlighteneth the eyes rejoiceth the heart; good tidings make the bones fat.

Julia Smith Translation

From the light of the eyes the heart will rejoice: and a good report will fatten the bones.

King James 2000

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart: and a good report makes the bones healthy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From the light of the eyes, the heart will rejoice, and good news will enliven the bones.

Modern King James verseion

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart; a good report makes the bones fat.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as the clearness of the eyes rejoiceth the heart; so doth a good name feed the bones.

NET Bible

A bright look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the body.

New Heart English Bible

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart. Good news gives health to the bones.

The Emphasized Bible

The sparkling of bright eyes, rejoiceth the heart, Good news, giveth marrow to the bones.

Webster

The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart; and a good report maketh the bones fat.

World English Bible

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart. Good news gives health to the bones.

Youngs Literal Translation

The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart, A good report maketh fat the bone.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מארה מאורה מאר מאור 
Ma'owr 
Usage: 19

of the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

שׁמוּעה 
Sh@muw`ah 
Usage: 27

דּשׁן 
Dashen 
Usage: 11

the bones
עצם 
`etsem 
Usage: 126

Context Readings

A Wise Son Brings Blessings To Others

29 The Lord is far from the wicked,
But He hears the prayer of the righteous.
30 Bright eyes gladden the heart;
Good news puts fat on the bones.
31 He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof
Will dwell among the wise.



Cross References

Proverbs 25:25

Like cold water to a weary soul,
So is good news from a distant land.

Ezra 9:8

But now for a brief moment grace has been shown from the Lord our God, to leave us an escaped remnant and to give us a peg in His holy place, that our God may enlighten our eyes and grant us a little reviving in our bondage.

Psalm 89:15

How blessed are the people who know the joyful sound!
O Lord, they walk in the light of Your countenance.

Proverbs 3:8

It will be healing to your body
And refreshment to your bones.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous rejoices,
But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

Proverbs 17:22

A joyful heart is good medicine,
But a broken spirit dries up the bones.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

The light is pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to see the sun.

Isaiah 58:11

“And the Lord will continually guide you,
And satisfy your desire in scorched places,
And give strength to your bones;
And you will be like a watered garden,
And like a spring of water whose waters do not fail.

Luke 2:10-19

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people;

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illumined it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

And there will no longer be any night; and they will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever.

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