Proverbs 24 :26

Proverbs 24 :26 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Every man shall kiss his lips that gives 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

Every man shall kiss his lips that 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.

Definitions for Proverbs 24 :26

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 24 :26

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

Barnes's Commentary 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 Commentary on Proverbs 24 :26

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