Proverbs 25:11

Overview - Proverbs 25
Observations about kings,
and about avoiding causes of quarrels, and sundry causes thereof.
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Proverbs 25:11  (King James Version)
A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

15:23 24:26 Ecclesiastes 12:10 ; Isaiah 50:4

fitly spoken
Hebrew spoken upon his wheels. is like.
Rather "is like golden apples ({tappuchim,} in Arabic, {tuffach,}) in baskets ({maskeeyoth,} in Arabic, {shakeekat,})
of silver." A word spoken with propriety, opportunely, and suitably to the occasion, is as much in its place, and as conspicuously beautiful, as the golden fruit which appears through the apertures of an exquisitely wrought silver basket.