Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 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.

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 Yahweh is far from the wicked, but the prayers of the righteous he will hear. 30 From the light of the eyes, the heart will rejoice, and good news will enliven the bones. 31 The ear of him who listens [to] admonitions of life, in the midst of the wise it will lodge.



Cross References

Proverbs 25:25

[Like] cold water upon a weary soul, [so too is] good news from a distant place.

Ezra 9:8

But now for a brief moment mercy has been shown by Yahweh our God, who left behind for us a remnant, and given us security in his holy place--for our God to brighten our eyes and to give us brief relief in our bondage.

Psalm 89:15

Blessed [are] the people who know [the] joyful shout; O Yahweh, they walk about in the light of your countenance.

Proverbs 3:8

There shall be healing for your {flesh}, and refreshment for your body.

Proverbs 13:9

The light of the righteous will rejoice, but the lamp of the wicked will die out.

Proverbs 17:22

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a downcast spirit will dry out bones.

Ecclesiastes 11:7

The light is sweet, and it [is] pleasant for the eyes to see the sun.

Isaiah 58:11

And Yahweh will lead you continually, and satisfy your soul in a barren land, and he will strengthen your bones, and you shall be like a well-watered garden, and like a spring of water whose water does not fail.

Luke 2:10-19

And the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring good news to you 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, that they shine on it, for the glory of God illuminates it, and its lamp [is] the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

And night will not exist [any] longer, and they will not have need of the light of a lamp and the light of the sun, because the Lord God will give light to them, and they will reign {forever and ever}.

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