Proverbs 15:23

“A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A man hath ioy by the answere of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A man has joy in an apt answer, And how delightful is a timely word!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man hath joy in the answer of his mouth; And a word in due season, how good is it!
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man has joy in the answer of his mouth: and a word at the right time, how good it is!
- Basic English Bible

A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth; and a word in its season, how good is it!
- Darby Bible

A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good it is!
- Webster's Bible

Joy comes to a man with the reply of his mouth. How good is a word at the right time!
- World English Bible

Joy [is] to a man in the answer of his mouth, And a word in its season -- how good!
- Youngs Literal Bible

A man hath joy in the answer of his mouth; and a word in due season, how good is it!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:23


15:23 The answer - By a wise, or good and seasonable answer.


Discussion for Proverbs 15:23

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