Proverbs 17:8

 

“A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of Proverbs 17:8

A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoeuer it turneth, it prospereth.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Proverbs chapter 17

A bribe is a charm in the sight of its owner; Wherever he turns, he prospers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A bribe is `as' a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it; Whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

An offering of money is like a stone of great price in the eyes of him who has it: wherever he goes, he does well.
- Basic English Bible

A gift is a precious stone in the eyes of the possessor: whithersoever it turneth it prospereth.
- Darby Bible

The expectation of him that expecteth, is a most acceptable jewel: whithersoever he turneth himself, he understandeth wisely.
- Douay Rheims Bible

A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
- Webster's Bible

A bribe is a precious stone in the eyes of him who gives it; wherever he turns, he prospers.
- World English Bible

A stone of grace [is] the bribe in the eyes of its possessors, Whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it; whithersoever he turneth, he prospereth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible


 

Byram Madison's comment on 2015-09-07 18:34:43:

I think the gift is a bribe, and it's a precious stone in his eyes because wherever he uses it, it will work it prospereth

 

Nancy's comment on 2014-04-17 04:11:56:

Could this gift mean a talent such as singing, playing an instrument, etc. ?

 

Evalena J Latham's comment on 2014-04-01 11:26:30:

The lord has to reveal the meaning of this word. The Lord gives wisdom out of his mouth comes understanding.

 


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