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Proverbs 22:11

    Proverbs 22:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that loves pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that loveth pureness of heart, For the grace of his lips the king will be his friend.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He whose heart is clean is dear to the Lord; for the grace of his lips the king will be his friend.

    Webster's Revision

    He that loveth pureness of heart, For the grace of his lips the king will be his friend.

    World English Bible

    He who loves purity of heart and speaks gracefully is the king's friend.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.

    Definitions for Proverbs 22:11

    Grace - Kindness; favor.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 22:11

    He that loveth pureness of heart - Who aims to be what God would have him to be - the King of kings shall be his Friend. There is no class of men that value uprightness more than kings; as none stand so much in need of it in their servants.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 22:11

    More literally, "He that loveth pureness of heart, his lips are gracious, the king is his friend."