New American Standard Bible
The heart of the wise instructs his mouth And adds persuasiveness to his lips.
King James Bible
The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.
Darby Bible Translation
The heart of the wise maketh his mouth intelligent, and upon his lips increaseth learning.
World English Bible
The heart of the wise instructs his mouth, and adds learning to his lips.
Young's Literal Translation
The heart of the wise causeth his mouth to act wisely, And by his lips he increaseth learning,
Proverbs 16:23 Parallel
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"You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.
The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, But the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
The wise in heart will be called understanding, And sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the discipline of fools is folly.
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