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Proverbs 12:25

25  nAnxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down,

but a good word makes him glad.

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Proverbs 12:25 — The New International Version (NIV)

25 Anxiety weighs down the heart,

but a kind word cheers it up.

Proverbs 12:25 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

25 Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop:

But a good word maketh it glad.

Proverbs 12:25 — New Living Translation (NLT)

25 Worry weighs a person down;

an encouraging word cheers a person up.

Proverbs 12:25 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

25 Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression,

But a good word makes it glad.

Proverbs 12:25 — New Century Version (NCV)

25 Worry is a heavy load,

but a kind word cheers you up.

Proverbs 12:25 — American Standard Version (ASV)

25 Heaviness in the heart of a man maketh it stoop;

But a good word maketh it glad.

Proverbs 12:25 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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

Proverbs 12:25 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

25 A person’s anxiety will weigh him down, 

but an encouraging word makes him joyful. 

Proverbs 12:25 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

25 Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down,

but a good word cheers it up.

Proverbs 12:25 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

25 Anxiety weighs down the human heart,

but a good word cheers it up.

Proverbs 12:25 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

25 Anxiety in the heart of a man will weigh him down,

but a good word will cheer him.

Proverbs 12:25 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

25 Worry makes a man’s heart heavy.

But a kind word cheers him up.

Proverbs 12:25 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

25 Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down,

But a good word makes it glad.


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