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Proverbs 12:25 | A Good Word Maketh it Glad

A Verse Mapping Bible Study on Proverbs

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Week 20: Proverbs 12:25

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

Scripture Memory

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad. Proverbs 12:25

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad. Proverbs 12:25

H________ i_ t__ h____ o_ m__ m_____ i_ s____: b__ a g___ w___ m_____ i_ g___. Proverbs 12:25

Bible Context

Who?

King Solomon

When?

Early in his reign, after 970 B.C.

Why?

To apply God’s wisdom to daily life.

For whom?

Israelites (The Jewish People).

Word Studies

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad. Proverbs 12:25

Heaviness | דְּאָגָה

dᵊ'āḡâ

Pronunciation: deh-aw-gaw'

Definition:

  • anxiety, anxious care, care

Translations:

  • carefulness 2x
  • fear 1x
  • heaviness 1x

Stoop | שָׁחָה

šāḥâ

Pronunciation: shaw-khaw'

Definition:

  • to bow down
  • to depress

Translations:

  • worship 99x
  • bow 31x
  • bow down 18x
  • fall down 3x
  • stoop 1x
  • crouch 1x

Word | דָּבָר

dāḇār

Pronunciation: daw-baw'

Definition:

  • speech word, speaking, thing
  • saying, utterance
  • acts, matter, case, manner (by extension)

Translations:

  • word 807x
  • thing 231x
  • matter 63x
  • chronicles 38x
  • saying 25x

Glad | שָׂמַח

śāmaḥ

Pronunciation: saw-makh'

Definition:

  • to rejoice, be glad
  • to cause to rejoice, gladden, make glad

Translations:

  • rejoice 95x
  • glad 45x
  • joy 5x

Paraphrase

[Anxiety] in the heart of man maketh it [depressed]: but a good [manner] maketh it [glad]. Proverbs 12:25

Cross References

Proverbs 17:22

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

Proverbs 15:13

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

Isaiah 50:4

The Lord GOD hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned.

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