Proverbs 16 :23

Proverbs 16 :23 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

The heart of the wise teaches his mouth, and adds learning to his lips.

King James Version (KJV)

The heart of the wise teaches his mouth, and adds learning to his lips.

American Standard Version (ASV)

The heart of the wise instructeth his mouth, And addeth learning to his lips.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The heart of the wise man is the teacher of his mouth, and gives increased learning to his lips.

Webster's Revision

The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.

World English Bible

The heart of the wise instructs his mouth, and adds learning to his lips.

English Revised Version (ERV)

The heart of the wise instructeth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.

Definitions for Proverbs 16 :23

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 16 :23

The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth - He has a wise heart; he speaks as it dictates; and therefore his speeches are all speeches of wisdom.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 16 :23

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 16 :23

16:23 Teacheth - Directs him what to speak, and keeps him from speaking foolishly. Addeth - Enables him to speak learnedly and wisely.
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