Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

For sweet shall they be, when thou shalt keep them in thine inmost mind, they shall fit well together, upon thy lips.

New American Standard Bible

For it will be pleasant if you keep them within you,
That they may be ready on your lips.

King James Version

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

Holman Bible

For it is pleasing if you keep them within you
and if they are constantly on your lips.

International Standard Version

for it is pleasant when you treasure them within you and have them ready on your lips.

A Conservative Version

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee, if they be established together upon thy lips.

American Standard Version

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee, If they be established together upon thy lips.

Amplified


For it will be pleasant if you keep them in mind [incorporating them as guiding principles];
Let them be ready on your lips [to guide and strengthen yourself and others].

Bible in Basic English

For it is a delight to keep them in your heart, to have them ready on your lips.

Darby Translation

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee: they shall be together fitted on thy lips.

Julia Smith Translation

For pleasant things if thou shalt watch them in thy belly; they shall be prepared together for thy lips.

King James 2000

For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you; they shall all be fitted on your lips.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [it is] pleasant if you guard them {within you}; together they will be ready upon your lips.

Modern King James verseion

For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you; they shall all be fitted in your lips,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for it is a pleasant thing if thou keep it in thine heart, and practice it in thy mouth -

NET Bible

For it is pleasing if you keep these sayings within you, and they are ready on your lips.

New Heart English Bible

For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips.

Webster

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keepest them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

World English Bible

For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips.

Youngs Literal Translation

For they are pleasant when thou dost keep them in thy heart, They are prepared together for thy lips.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For it is a pleasant thing
נעים 
Na`iym 
Usage: 13

if thou keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

References

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Words Of The Wise

17 Incline thine ear and hear the words of wise men, then, thy heart, wilt thou apply to my teaching; 18 For sweet shall they be, when thou shalt keep them in thine inmost mind, they shall fit well together, upon thy lips. 19 That in Yahweh may be thy trust, I have made them known to thee to-day, even to thee.


Cross References

Proverbs 2:10

When wisdom entereth thy heart, and, knowledge, to thy soul, is sweet,

Job 32:18-19

For I am full of discourse, The spirit in my bosom, presseth me on.

Psalm 19:10

More desirable, than gold, yea than much fine gold, Sweeter, also than honey, or than droppings from the comb.

Psalm 119:13

With my lips, have I recounted All the regulations of thy mouth.

Psalm 119:103

How smooth to my palate is thy speech, More than honey, to my mouth.

Psalm 119:111

As an inheritance have I taken thy testimonies unto times age-abiding, for, the joy of my heart, they are.

Psalm 119:162

Joyful am I over thy word, Like the finder of spoil in abundance.

Psalm 119:171

My lips, shall pour out, praise, When thou shalt teach me thy statutes.

Proverbs 3:17

Her ways, are ways of pleasantness, and, all her paths, are peace;

Proverbs 8:6

Hear, for, princely things, will I speak, and the opening of my lips shall be of equity;

Proverbs 10:13

In the lips of the intelligent, is found wisdom, but, a rod, is for the back of him that lacketh sense.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous, feed multitudes, but, the foolish, for lack of sense, shall die.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise, scatter abroad knowledge, but, the heart of dullards, is not right.

Proverbs 16:21

The wise in heart, shall be called intelligent, and, sweetness of lips, increaseth persuasiveness.

Proverbs 24:13-14

My son, eat thou honey, because it is good, - and droppings from the comb because they are sweet to thy palate:

Proverbs 25:11

Golden fruit in figured silver baskets, is a word spoken on fitting occasion.

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words, were found, and I did eat them, Then became thy words unto me the joy and gladness of my heart, - For thy Name hath been called upon me, O Yahweh God of hosts!

Malachi 2:7

For, the lips of a priest, should keep knowledge, and, a deliverance, should men seek at his mouth, - for, the messenger of Yahweh of hosts, he is.

John 7:38

He that believeth on me - just as said the Scripture, - River, from within him, shall flow, of living water.

Hebrews 13:15

Through him, let us be offering up a sacrifice of praise, continually, unto God; that is, a fruit of lips confessing unto his name.

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