Proverbs 12 :25

Proverbs 12 :25 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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 man depresseth it: 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.

Definitions for Proverbs 12 :25

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.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 12 :25

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 12 :25

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