Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold inscribed with silver.

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 Otherwise, anyone who hears will make you ashamed, and your bad reputation will never leave you. 11 Like golden apples set in silver is a word spoken at the right time. 12 Like a gold earring and a necklace of pure gold is a wise reprover to a listening ear.


Cross References

Proverbs 15:23

An appropriate answer brings joy to a person, and a well-timed word is a good thing.

Isaiah 50:4

"The Lord GOD has given me a learned tongue, so that I may know how to sustain the weary with words. And morning after morning he wakens, and he wakens my ear to listen like those who are being taught.

Proverbs 24:26

A kiss on the lips that's what someone who gives an honest answer deserves.

Ecclesiastes 12:10

The Teacher searched to find appropriate expressions, and what is written here is right and truthful.

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