Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 15:23
A man hath joy in the answer of his mouth; And a word in due season, how good is it!
Proverbs 24:26
He kisseth the lips Who giveth a right answer.
Ecclesiastes 12:10
The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words, and that which was written uprightly, even words of truth.
Isaiah 50:4
The Lord Jehovah hath given me the tongue of them that are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as they that are taught.

General references

Psalm 37:30
The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice.
Proverbs 18:20
A man's belly shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; With the increase of his lips shall he be satisfied.

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