Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 in the eyes [of him whose heart is joyful] rejoices the hearts of others, and good news nourishes 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart, and a good report makes 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 away from the wicked, but he hears the prayers of the righteous. 30 Bright eyes encourage the heart; good news nourishes the body. 31 Whoever listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise.



Cross References

Proverbs 25:25

Cold water to someone who is thirsty that's what good news from a distant land is.

Ezra 9:8

Though now, for a moment, grace has been shown from the LORD our God, leaving a few survivors to escape, and providing us a secure hold in his Holy Place, so that our God might enlighten us and give us relief from our servitude.

Psalm 89:15

How happy are the people who can worship joyfully! LORD, they walk in the light of your presence.

Proverbs 3:8

This will bring healing to your body, and refreshment to your bones.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous shines, but the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

Proverbs 17:22

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit drains one's strength.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

How sweet is the daylight, and how pleasant it is for someone's eyes to behold the sunshine!

Isaiah 58:11

And the LORD will guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in parched places, and they will strengthen your bones; and you'll be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters never fail.

Luke 2:10-19

Then the angel told them, "Stop being afraid! Listen! I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people.

Revelation 21:23

The city doesn't need any sun or moon to give it light, because the glory of God gave it light, and the lamb was its lamp.

Revelation 22:5

There will be no more night, and they will not need any light from lamps or the sun because the Lord God will shine on them. They will rule forever and ever.

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