New American Standard Bible
Bright eyes gladden the heart; Good news puts fat on the bones.
King James Bible
The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat.
Darby Bible Translation
That which enlighteneth the eyes rejoiceth the heart; good tidings make the bones fat.
World English Bible
The light of the eyes rejoices the heart. Good news gives health to the bones.
Young's Literal Translation
The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart, A good report maketh fat the bone.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The light of the eyes - The brightness which shines in the eyes of one whose heart and face are alike full of joy. Such a look acts with a healing and quickening power. Compare Proverbs 16:15.
A good report - i. e., Good news.
LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.
He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof Will dwell among the wise.
Like cold water to a weary soul, So is good news from a distant land.
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