Proverbs 16:23

“The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 16:23

The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lippes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The heart of the wise instructs his mouth And adds persuasiveness to his lips.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The heart of the wise instructeth his mouth, And addeth learning to his lips.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The heart of the wise man is the teacher of his mouth, and gives increased learning to his lips.
- Basic English Bible

The heart of the wise maketh his mouth intelligent, and upon his lips increaseth learning.
- Darby Bible

The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.
- Webster's Bible

The heart of the wise instructs his mouth, and adds learning to his lips.
- World English Bible

The heart of the wise causeth his mouth to act wisely, And by his lips he increaseth learning,
- Youngs Literal Bible

The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 16:23

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:23


16:23 Teacheth - Directs him what to speak, and keeps him from speaking foolishly. Addeth - Enables him to speak learnedly and wisely.


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