Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh loveth the pure in heart, gracious are his lips, his friend is the king!

New American Standard Bible

He who loves purity of heart
And whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend.

King James Version

He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.

Holman Bible

The one who loves a pure heart
and gracious lips—the king is his friend.

International Standard Version

Whoever loves purity and gracious speech will gain the king as his friend.

A Conservative Version

He who loves pureness of heart, [for] the grace of his lips, the king will be his friend.

American Standard Version

He that loveth pureness of heart, For the grace of his lips the king will be his friend.

Amplified

He who loves purity and the pure in heart and who is gracious in speech -- "because of the grace of his lips will he have the king for his friend.

Bible in Basic English

He whose heart is clean is dear to the Lord; for the grace of his lips the king will be his friend.

Darby Translation

He that loveth pureness of heart, upon whose lips is grace, the king is his friend.

Julia Smith Translation

He loving pureness of heart the grace of his lips, the king is his friend.

King James 2000

He that loves pureness of heart and has grace on his lips, the king shall be his friend.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who loves purity of heart [and has]{gracious speech}, his friend [is the] king.

Modern King James verseion

He who loves pureness of heart, grace is on his lips; the king shall be his friend.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso delighteth to be of a clean heart and of gracious lips, the king shall be his friend.

NET Bible

The one who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious -- the king will be his friend.

New Heart English Bible

He who loves purity of heart and speaks gracefully is the king's friend.

Webster

He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.

World English Bible

He who loves purity of heart and speaks gracefully is the king's friend.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is loving cleanness of heart, Grace are his lips, a king is his friend.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

טהור 
T@howr 
Usage: 1

for the grace
חן 
Chen 
Usage: 69

of his lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

References

Hastings

Images Proverbs 22:11

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

10 Drive away the scoffer, that strife may depart, and quarrel, and contempt may cease. 11 Yahweh loveth the pure in heart, gracious are his lips, his friend is the king! 12 The eyes of Yahweh, watch over knowledge, therefore hath he overturned the words of the treacherous.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:13

The delight of kings, are lips of righteousness, - and, the words of uprightness, he loveth.

Matthew 5:8

Happy, the pure, in heart; for, they, shall, see God:

Psalm 101:6

Mine eyes, shall be upon the faithful of the land, That they may dwell with me, - he that walketh in a blameless way, he, shall attend me.

Genesis 41:39-57

So Pharaoh said unto Joseph, After God hath made known unto thee all this, there is no one discreet and wise like thee.

Ezra 7:6-11

this Ezra, came up out of Babylon, he, being a ready scribe in the law of Moses, which Yahweh God of Israel had given, - and the king gave him, according to the hand of Yahweh his God upon him, all his request.

Nehemiah 2:4-6

Then the king said to me, Concerning what, is it, thou, wouldst make request? So I prayed unto the God of the heavens,

Esther 10:3

For, Mordecai the Jew, was next unto King Ahasuerus, and became great among the Jews, and accepted by the multitude of his brethren, - seeking happiness for his people, and speaking peace to all his seed.

Psalm 45:2

Most beautiful thou art, beyond the sons of men, Graciousness hath been poured forth by thy lips, For this cause, hath God blessed thee, to times age-abiding.

Proverbs 14:35

The good-pleasure of a king, is due to a servant who is discreet, but, his indignation, shall be against him that bringeth shame.

Daniel 2:46-49

Then, King Nebuchadnezzar, fell upon his face, and, unto Daniel, paid adoration; and, a present and sweet odours, gave he word to pour out unto him.

Daniel 3:30

Then, the king, advanced Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, in the province of Babylon.

Daniel 6:20-23

and, when he drew near to the den, unto Daniel, with distressed voice, made he outcry, - the king spake and said unto Daniel, O Daniel! servant of the Living God! Thy God, whom thou art serving continually, hath he been able to deliver thee from the lions?

Luke 4:22

And, all, were bearing witness to him, and marvelling at the words of favour which were proceeding out of his mouth; and they were saying - Is not, this, the, son of Joseph?

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