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A person's words can be a source of wisdom, deep as the ocean, fresh as a flowing stream.
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Words from the mouth of a man are as deep water: and the fountain of wisdom is an overflowing stream.
Proverbs 10:11 Hatred stirreth up strifes: and charity covereth all sins.
Proverbs 13:14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, that he may decline from the ruin of death.
Proverbs 16:22 Knowledge is a fountain of life to him that possesseth it: the instruction of fools is foolishness.
Proverbs 20:5 Counsel in the heart of a man is like deep water: but a wise man will draw it out.
Matthew 12:34 O generation of vipers, how can you speak good things, whereas you are evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
John 4:14 But the water that I will give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into life everlasting.
John 7:38,39 He that believeth in me, as the scripture saith: Out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. . . .
Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly: in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual canticles, singing in grace in your hearts to God.
Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.
Psalm 78:2 I will open my mouth in parables: I will utter propositions from the beginning.
ContextThe Selfishness of the Unfriendly
…3The wicked man, when he is come into the depths of sins, contemneth: but ignominy and reproach follow him. 4Words from the mouth of a man are as deep water: and the fountain of wisdom is an overflowing stream.5It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to decline from the truth of judgment.…
Additional TranslationsThe words of a man’s mouth are deep waters; the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.
The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters; The wellspring of wisdom is as a flowing brook.
A word in the heart of a man is a deep water, and a river and fountain of life spring forth.
The words of a man's mouth are deep waters, [and] the fountain of wisdom is a gushing brook.
The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters; the wellspring of wisdom is as a flowing brook.
The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the well-spring of wisdom as a flowing brook.
The words of a man's mouth are like deep waters. The fountain of wisdom is like a flowing brook.
Deep waters are the words of a man's mouth, The fountain of wisdom is a flowing brook.
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