Proverbs 22:21

“That I might make thee knowe the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answere the words of trueth to them that send vnto thee?”

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That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?
- King James Version

To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

To make thee know the certainty of the words of truth, That thou mayest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?
- American Standard Version (1901)

To make you see how certain are true words, so that you may give a true answer to those who put questions to you?
- Basic English Bible

that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?
- Darby Bible

That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send to thee?
- Webster's Bible

To teach you truth, reliable words, to give sound answers to the ones who sent you?
- World English Bible

To cause thee to know the certainty of sayings of truth, To return sayings of truth to those sending thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth, that thou mightest bring back words of truth to them that send thee?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:21


22:21 Answer - That thou mayst be able to give solid, and satisfactory answers.


Discussion for Proverbs 22

  • Unknown
    I believe in balance. For JESUS came that we have life and live to the full not destitute or a vagabond. But not materialistic or greedy with our wealth. I believe we should understand that money in good hands is a good thing but in greedy selfish ways is bad. So we should always live in our means and strive for better living and to help others who are hurting like your neighbors!
  • BSP
    Verse 17 encourages us to listen to the words of wise ones. The Bible is the major source of wisdom that we can turn to.
  • Barbsra
    Very good can't wait for tomorrow ty
  • BSP
    Children need parental guidance and discipline. The child still has free will and will ultimately have to decide what he or she will do, but they are more likely to follow the direction given from their parents if it is done so consistently and with love.
  • Vanessa
    Humble I pray for your son too, I know how hard it is with children you can lead them, and show them,but until they see for themselves, we pray to our Father and Lord to intercede. it's rough times , they are told they can do and be anything and it's ok, breaks my heart , how blind they live, I pray to God always to open their eyes for I have failed.
  • BSP
    Verse 4: There are many rewards from God for the person who is humble and fears him.

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