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Proverbs 22:18

    Proverbs 22:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you; they shall with be fitted in your lips.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee, If they be established together upon thy lips.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For it is a delight to keep them in your heart, to have them ready on your lips.

    Webster's Revision

    For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee, If they be established together upon thy lips.

    World English Bible

    For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee, if they be established together upon thy lips.

    Definitions for Proverbs 22:18

    Withal - At the same time; together with.
    Withal - With.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 22:18

    For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee -

    II. The pleasure and profit which may be derived from an attentive hearing.

    1. They should be laid up in the heart-stored, treasured up within thee.

    2. This will yield high satisfaction and happiness to the soul: "For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee."

    3. The man who thus attends to the teachings of wisdom shall gain an experimental knowledge of them, so as to be able to speak of them suitably, pertinently and persuasively. "They shall withal be fitted in thy lips."

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 22:18

    What is "pleasant" in the sight of God and man is the union of two things, belief passing into profession, profession resting on belief.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 22:18

    22:18 Fitted - Fitly expressed: thou wilt be able to discourse profitably of them.