Proverbs 15:23

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A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
– Proverbs 15:23

[T]his proverb presents a dual blessing of wisdom. Wise words spoken at right times bless both the speaker and the hearer. Whether or not a man possesses wisdom will often be revealed in his speech (Proverbs 12:16; Ecclesiastes 5:3). This proverb focuses on the positive effect of wise words. The speaker has joy by speaking wisdom that is received (Proverbs 12:14). The hearer has joy by receiving wisdom and benefiting from it (Proverbs 12:14; 16:13; 24:26; 25:11-12).

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