New American Standard Bible
He who loves purity of heart And whose speech is gracious, the king is his friend.
King James Bible
He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.
Darby Bible Translation
He that loveth pureness of heart, upon whose lips is grace, the king is his friend.
World English Bible
He who loves purity of heart and speaks gracefully is the king's friend.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is loving cleanness of heart, Grace are his lips, a king is his friend.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
More literally, "He that loveth pureness of heart, his lips are gracious, the king is his friend."
LibraryThe Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions. …
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent
He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
He who has clean hands and a pure heart, Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood And has not sworn deceitfully.
The king's favor is toward a servant who acts wisely, But his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.
Righteous lips are the delight of kings, And he who speaks right is loved.
The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man.
Words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious, while the lips of a fool consume him;
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