Proverbs 27:9

“Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 27:9

Oyntment and perfume reioyce the heart: so doeth the sweetnesse of a mans friend by heartie counsell.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Oil and perfume make the heart glad, So a man's counsel is sweet to his friend.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Oil and perfume rejoice the heart; So doth the sweetness of a man's friend `that cometh' of hearty counsel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Oil and perfume make glad the heart, and the wise suggestion of a friend is sweet to the soul.
- Basic English Bible

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart; and the sweetness of one's friend is [the fruit] of hearty counsel.
- Darby Bible

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
- Webster's Bible

Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart; so does earnest counsel from a man's friend.
- World English Bible

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart, And the sweetness of one's friend -- from counsel of the soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart; so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 27:9

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:9


27:8 Wandereth - That flies from place to place, whereby she is exposed to all the arts of fowlers, and to birds of prey. So - So is he who through vanity or lightness changes his abode, or his calling.

27:10 Neither go - For comfort and relief, so as to forsake thy friend for him. A neighbour - The friend, who hath shewed himself to be a good neighbour. Near - In affection.

27:11 Reproacheth - For being the father of a wicked son.


Discussion for Proverbs 27:9



 

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