Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.
Read Proverbs 27:9 Using Other Translations
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.
The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense.
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