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Proverbs 23:16

    Proverbs 23:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Yes, my reins shall rejoice, when your lips speak right things.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Yea, my heart will rejoice, When thy lips speak right things.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And my thoughts in me will be full of joy when your lips say right things.

    Webster's Revision

    Yea, my heart will rejoice, When thy lips speak right things.

    World English Bible

    yes, my heart will rejoice, when your lips speak what is right.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.

    Definitions for Proverbs 23:16

    Reins - Innermost parts of man.
    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 23:16

    The teacher rejoices when the disciple's heart Proverbs 23:15 receives wisdom, and yet more when his lips can utter it.

    Reins - See Job 19:27 note.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 23:16

    23:16 My reins - I shall rejoice with all my soul.