Proverbs 22:18
Good News Translation
and you will be glad if you remember them and can quote them.

Contemporary English Version
You will be glad that you know these sayings and can recite them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which shall be beautiful for thee, if thou keep it in thy bowels, and it shall flow in thy lips:

New American Bible
For it will be well if you hold them within you, if they all are ready on your lips.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Which shall be beautiful for thee, if thou keep it in thy bowels, and it shall flow in thy lips:

it is

Proverbs 2:10 Counsel shall keep thee, and prudence shall preserve thee,

Proverbs 3:17 She is a tree of life to them that lay hold on her: and he that shall retain her is blessed.

Proverbs 24:13,14 Eat honey, my son, because it is good, and the honeycomb most sweet to thy throat. . . .

Psalm 19:10 More to be desired than gold and many precious stones: and sweeter than honey and the honeycomb.

Psalm 119:103,111,162 How sweet are thy words to my palate! more than honey to my mouth. . . .

Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and thy word was to me a joy and gladness of my heart: for thy name is called upon me, O Lord God of hosts.

within thee

Job 32:18,19 For I am full of matter to speak of, and the spirit of my bowels straiteneth me. . . .

John 7:38 He that believeth in me, as the scripture saith: Out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

fitted

Proverbs 8:6 My mouth shall meditate truth, and my lips shall hate wickedness.

Proverbs 10:13,21 Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the fool is next to confusion. . . .

Proverbs 15:7 The lips of the wise shall disperse knowledge: the heart of fools shall be unlike.

Proverbs 16:21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and he that is sweet in words, shall attain to greater things.

Proverbs 25:11 To speak a word in due time, is like apples of gold on beds of silver.

Psalm 119:13,171 With my lips I have pronounced all the judgments of thy mouth. . . .

Malachi 2:7 For the lips of the priests shall keep knowledge, and they shall seek the law at his mouth: because he is the angel of the Lord of hosts.

Hebrews 13:15 By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise always to God, that is to say, the fruit of lips confessing to his name.

Context
Thirty Sayings of the Wise
17Incline thy ear, and hear the words of the wise: and apply thy heart to my doctrine: 18Which shall be beautiful for thee, if thou keep it in thy bowels, and it shall flow in thy lips:19That thy trust may be in the Lord, wherefore I have also shewn it to thee this day.…
Cross References
Proverbs 2:10
Counsel shall keep thee, and prudence shall preserve thee,

Proverbs 22:19
That thy trust may be in the Lord, wherefore I have also shewn it to thee this day.

Additional Translations
for it is pleasing when you keep them within you and they are constantly on your lips.For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you; they shall with be fitted in your lips.

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee, If they be established together upon thy lips.

that thou mayest know that they are good: and if thou lay them to heart, they shall also gladden thee on thy lips.

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee: they shall be together fitted on thy lips.

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee, if they be established together upon thy lips.

For it is a pleasant thing if thou keepest them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips.

For they are pleasant when thou dost keep them in thy heart, They are prepared together for thy lips.
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