Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

A word fitly spoken is apples of gold in a network of silver.

New American Standard Bible

Like apples of gold in settings of silver
Is a word spoken in right circumstances.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples on a silver tray.

International Standard Version

Like golden apples set in silver is a word spoken at the right time.

American Standard Version

A word fitly spoken Is like apples of gold in network of silver.

Amplified


Like apples of gold in settings of silver
Is a word spoken at the right time.

Bible in Basic English

A word at the right time is like apples of gold in a network of silver.

Darby Translation

As apples of gold in pictures of silver, is a word spoken in season.

Julia Smith Translation

Apples of gold in images of silver is the word spoken upon its wheels.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Apples of gold in a setting of silver is a matter spoken at its proper time.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A word spoken in due season, is like apples of gold in a silver dish.

NET Bible

Like apples of gold in settings of silver, so is a word skillfully spoken.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Apples of gold in imagery of silver, Is the word spoken at its fit times.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

אפן אופן 
'owphan 
Usage: 35

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

תּפּוּח 
Tappuwach 
Usage: 6

of gold
זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

משׂכּית 
Maskiyth 
Usage: 6

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

10 lest he who hears it revile thee, and thine infamy turn not away. 11 A word fitly spoken is apples of gold in a network of silver. 12 An earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, [is] a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.


Cross References

Proverbs 15:23

A man has joy in the answer of his mouth, and a word in due season, how good it is!

Isaiah 50:4

Lord LORD has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him who is weary. He awakens morning by morning. He awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.

Proverbs 24:26

He who gives a right answer kisses the lips.

Ecclesiastes 12:10

The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words, and that which was written uprightly--words of truth.

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