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Proverbs 24:26

    Proverbs 24:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Every man shall kiss his lips that giveth a right answer.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Every man shall kiss his lips that gives a right answer.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He kisseth the lips Who giveth a right answer.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He gives a kiss with his lips who gives a right answer.

    Webster's Revision

    He kisseth the lips Who giveth a right answer.

    World English Bible

    An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He kisseth the lips that giveth a right answer.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 24:26

    Kiss his lips - Shall treat him with affection and respect.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 24:26

    Better, He shall kiss lips that giveth a right answer, i. e., he shall gain the hearts of men as much as by all outward signs of sympathy and favor. Compare 2 Samuel 15:1-6.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 24:26

    24:26 Shall kiss - Shall respect him. A right answer - That speaks pertinently and plainly, and truly.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 24:26

    Ephesians 6:10 - Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
    2 Corinthians 10:2 - But I beseech you, that I may not be bold when I am present with that confidence, wherewith I think to be bold against some, which think of us as if we walked according to the flesh.
    Mark 13:8 - For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.