Proverbs 22:11
He who loves a pure heart and gracious lips will have the king for a friend.
Cross References
Matthew 5:8
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

Psalm 24:4
He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to an idol or swear deceitfully.

Proverbs 14:35
A king delights in a wise servant, but his anger falls on the shameful.

Proverbs 16:13
Righteous lips are a king's delight, and he who speaks honestly is beloved.

Proverbs 22:12
The LORD's eyes keep watch over knowledge, but He frustrates the words of the faithless.

Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious, but the lips of a fool consume him.

Treasury of Scripture
He that loves pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.


Proverbs 16:13
Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.

Psalm 101:6
Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me.

Matthew 5:8
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

for the grace of his lips

Psalm 45:2
Thou art fairer than the children of men: grace is poured into thy lips: therefore God hath blessed thee for ever.

Luke 4:22
And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

the king

Genesis 41:39
And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art:

Ezra 7:6
This Ezra went up from Babylon; and he was a ready scribe in the law of Moses, which the LORD God of Israel had given: and the king granted him all his request, according to the hand of the LORD his God upon him.

Nehemiah 2:4-6
Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven…


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