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Proverbs 23:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— My son, if thy heart be wise, My heart will be glad, even mine:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— My son, if your heart is wise, My own heart also will be glad;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— My son, if thy heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— My son, if thy heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— My son! if thy heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— My son, if thy heart hath been wise, My heart rejoiceth, even mine,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— My son, if thy mind be wise, my heart shall rejoice with thee:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— My sonne, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall reioyce, euen mine.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Son, if thy heart be wise, thou shalt also gladden my heart;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
My son, 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
if x518
(0518) Complement
אִם
'im
{eem}
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
thine heart 3820
{3820} Prime
לֵב
leb
{labe}
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
be wise, 2449
{2449} Prime
חָכַם
chakam
{khaw-kam'}
A primitive root, to be wise (in mind, word or act).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
my heart 3820
{3820} Prime
לֵב
leb
{labe}
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
shall rejoice, 8055
{8055} Prime
שָׂמַח
samach
{saw-makh'}
A primitive root; probably to brighten up, that is, (figuratively) be (causatively make) blithe or gleesome.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
even x1571
(1571) Complement
גַּם
gam
{gam}
By contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correlation both... and.
mine. 589
{0589} Prime
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 23:15-16

_ _ The pleasure afforded the teacher by the pupil’s progress is a motive to diligence.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 23:12-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
My son:

Proverbs 1:10 My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.
Proverbs 2:1 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;
Proverbs 4:1 Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Matthew 9:2 And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.
John 21:5 Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No.
1 John 2:1 My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

if:

Proverbs 23:24-25 The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise [child] shall have joy of him. ... Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice.
Proverbs 10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son [is] the heaviness of his mother.
Proverbs 15:20 A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
Proverbs 29:3 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth [his] substance.
1 Thessalonians 2:19-20 For what [is] our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? [Are] not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming? ... For ye are our glory and joy.
1 Thessalonians 3:8-9 For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord. ... For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God;
2 John 1:4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.
3 John 1:3-4 For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth. ... I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

even mine:
or, even I will rejoice,
Jeremiah 32:41 Yea, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly with my whole heart and with my whole soul.
Zephaniah 3:17 The LORD thy God in the midst of thee [is] mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
Luke 15:23-24 And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill [it]; and let us eat, and be merry: ... For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
Luke 15:32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
John 15:11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and [that] your joy might be full.
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Pv 1:10; 2:1; 4:1; 10:1; 15:20; 23:24; 29:3. Jr 32:41. Zp 3:17. Mt 9:2. Lk 15:23, 32. Jn 15:11; 21:5. 1Th 2:19; 3:8. 1Jn 2:1. 2Jn 1:4. 3Jn 1:3.

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