Proverbs 23:16

“Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yea my reines shall reioyce, when thy lippes speake right things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And my inmost being will rejoice When your lips speak what is right.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yea, my heart will rejoice, When thy lips speak right things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And my thoughts in me will be full of joy when your lips say right things.
- Basic English Bible

and my reins shall exult, when thy lips speak right things.
- Darby Bible

Yes, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.
- Webster's Bible

yes, my heart will rejoice, when your lips speak what is right.
- World English Bible

And my reins exult when thy lips speak uprightly.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Yea, my reins will rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:16

23:16 My reins - I shall rejoice with all my soul.

Discussion for Proverbs 23

  • James Huie Locklear
    Proverbs 23
    Summary: In the depths of the "Earth" the wicked is awaken in the "Eyes" of the wicked comes the sins of the "World". Casting out their deadly holds, the "World" becomes a new on the "Back" of the new "Son". Counting amoung your "Peers" holds the secrets of tomorrow. Proverbs 23_ 10-27
  • Kosmos
    20 Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:

    This is wrong
  • Andrew Browne Troupe
    May God help those who have done me wrong..
    My children have been taken my life stolen
    Was removed from my peace life without reason..
    Homeless no money
    Unjustly ..
    I have nothing except God family and friends ..
    If God is with us
    I can only pray
    I know he is..
    Thanks for your sight
    I was blind
    All this was caused by
    My spiritual awaking..
    It confused many ...
    As I'm a songwriter
  • Felicia
    It saddens me to hear this. Sometimes we get so lost in our own little world that we don't think about people who are suffering this way.
    Although, I am not a preacher, I will be teaching others, during my spiritual walk, about this.
    It is serious and you're right, it is one of the seven sins.
  • Charlie
    I too have sin of gluttony. Andrea I hear you loud and clear. I always have to remember physically that my stomach is only as big as my fist. And that is what I try to remember when I eat anything. As long as we have enough food to fill that you can control eating and most of all talk with the Lord before during and after. Remember Your body belongs to the Lord. :) Not the devil.
  • Kenneth
    first try to accept we are human and not perfect. So when fears creep in call on God. Be as patient as you can and let God handle the situation in his time and not yours.

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