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Proverbs 15:23

23  To make an apt answer is a joy to a man,

and oa word in season, how good it is!

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Proverbs 15:23 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 A person finds joy in giving an apt reply—

and how good is a timely word!

Proverbs 15:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth:

And a word spoken in due season, how good is it!

Proverbs 15:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 Everyone enjoys a fitting reply;

it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time!

Proverbs 15:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 A man has joy by the answer of his mouth,

And a word spoken in due season, how good it is!

Proverbs 15:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 People enjoy giving good advice.

Saying the right word at the right time is so pleasing.

Proverbs 15:23 — American Standard Version (ASV)

23 A man hath joy in the answer of his mouth;

And a word in due season, how good is it!

Proverbs 15:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth; and a word in its season, how good is it!

Proverbs 15:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 A person is delighted to hear an answer from his own mouth, 

and a timely word—oh, how good! 

Proverbs 15:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 A man takes joy in giving an answer;

and a timely word—how good that is!

Proverbs 15:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 To make an apt answer is a joy to anyone,

and a word in season, how good it is!

Proverbs 15:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 Joy belongs to a man with answers in his mouth,

and a word in its time, how good it is!

Proverbs 15:23 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

23 Joy is found in giving the right answer.

And how good is a word spoken at the right time!

Proverbs 15:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 A man has joy in an apt answer,

And how delightful is a timely word!