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Proverbs 12:25

    Proverbs 12:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Heaviness in the heart of a man maketh it stoop; But a good word maketh it glad.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Care in the heart of a man makes it weighted down, but a good word makes it glad.

    Webster's Revision

    Heaviness in the heart of a man maketh it stoop; But a good word maketh it glad.

    World English Bible

    Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Heaviness in the heart of a man maketh it stoop; but a good word maketh it glad.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 12:25

    Heaviness in the heart of a man maketh it stoop - Sorrow of heart, hopeless love, or a sense of God's displeasure - these prostrate the man, and he becomes a child before them.

    But a good word maketh it glad - A single good or favorable word will remove despondency; and that word, "Son, be of good cheer, thy sins are forgiven thee," will instantly remove despair.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 12:25

    12:25 A good word - A compassionate or encouraging word.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 12:25

    Isaiah 12:2 - Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
    Philippians 4:6 - Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
    Matthew 6:34 - Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.