New American Standard Bible
Oil and perfume make the heart glad, So a man's counsel is sweet to his friend.
King James Bible
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
Darby Bible Translation
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart; and the sweetness of one's friend is the fruit of hearty counsel.
World English Bible
Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart; so does earnest counsel from a man's friend.
Young's Literal Translation
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart, And the sweetness of one's friend -- from counsel of the soul.
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LibraryThe Best Friend
A Sermon (No. 2627) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 18th, 1899, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. on Thursday evening, February 23rd, 1882. "Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not."--Proverbs 27:10. True friends are very scarce. We have a great many acquaintances and sometimes we call them friends, and so misuse the noble word "friendship." Peradventure in some after-day of adversity when these so-called friends have looked out for their …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
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You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows.
Let the righteous smite me in kindness and reprove me; It is oil upon the head; Do not let my head refuse it, For still my prayer is against their wicked deeds.
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