Prov. 17:8 KJV (With Strong’s)

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A gift
shachad (Hebrew #7810)
a donation (venal or redemptive)
KJV usage: bribe(-ry), gift, present, reward.
Pronounce: shakh'-ad
Origin: from 7809
is as a κprecious
chen (Hebrew #2580)
graciousness, i.e. subjective (kindness, favor) or objective (beauty)
KJV usage: favour, grace(-ious), pleasant, precious, (well-)favoured.
Pronounce: khane
Origin: from 2603
stone
'eben (Hebrew #68)
a stone
KJV usage: + carbuncle, + mason, + plummet, (chalk-, hail-, head-, sling-)stone(-ny), (divers) weight(-s).
Pronounce: eh'-ben
Origin: from the root of 1129 through the meaning to build
in the eyes
`ayin (Hebrew #5869)
an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape)
KJV usage: affliction, outward appearance, + before, + think best, colour, conceit, + be content, countenance, + displease, eye((-brow), (-d), -sight), face, + favour, fountain, furrow (from the margin), X him, + humble, knowledge, look, (+ well), X me, open(-ly), + (not) please, presence, + regard, resemblance, sight, X thee, X them, + think, X us, well, X you(-rselves).
Pronounce: ah'-yin
Origin: probably a primitive word
of him that hath
ba`al (Hebrew #1167)
a master; hence, a husband, or (figuratively) owner (often used with another noun in modifications of this latter sense)
KJV usage: + archer, + babbler, + bird, captain, chief man, + confederate, + have to do, + dreamer, those to whom it is due, + furious, those that are given to it, great, + hairy, he that hath it, have, + horseman, husband, lord, man, + married, master, person, + sworn, they of.
Pronounce: bah'-al
Origin: from 1166
it: whithersoever it turneth
panah (Hebrew #6437)
to turn; by implication, to face, i.e. appear, look, etc.
KJV usage: appear, at (even-)tide, behold, cast out, come on, X corner, dawning, empty, go away, lie, look, mark, pass away, prepare, regard, (have) respect (to), (re-)turn (aside, away, back, face, self), X right (early).
Pronounce: paw-naw'
Origin: a primitive root
, it prospereth
sakal (Hebrew #7919)
to be (causatively, make or act) circumspect and hence, intelligent
KJV usage: consider, expert, instruct, prosper, (deal) prudent(-ly), (give) skill(-ful), have good success, teach, (have, make to) understand(-ing), wisdom, (be, behave self, consider, make) wise(- ly), guide wittingly.
Pronounce: saw-kal'
Origin: a primitive root
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stone of grace.

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Cross References

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gift.
precious stone.
Heb. stone of grace.
whithersoever.
Gen. 33:9‑11• 9And Esau said, I have enough, my brother; keep that thou hast unto thyself.
10And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found grace in thy sight, then receive my present at my hand: for therefore I have seen thy face, as though I had seen the face of God, and thou wast pleased with me.
11Take, I pray thee, my blessing that is brought to thee; because God hath dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough. And he urged him, and he took it.
(Gen. 33:9‑11)
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Gen. 43:11• 11And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds: (Gen. 43:11)
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1 Sam. 25:35• 35So David received of her hand that which she had brought him, and said unto her, Go up in peace to thine house; see, I have hearkened to thy voice, and have accepted thy person. (1 Sam. 25:35)
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2 Sam. 16:1‑4• 1And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of asses saddled, and upon them two hundred loaves of bread, and an hundred bunches of raisins, and an hundred of summer fruits, and a bottle of wine.
2And the king said unto Ziba, What meanest thou by these? And Ziba said, The asses be for the king's household to ride on; and the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat; and the wine, that such as be faint in the wilderness may drink.
3And the king said, And where is thy master's son? And Ziba said unto the king, Behold, he abideth at Jerusalem: for he said, To day shall the house of Israel restore me the kingdom of my father.
4Then said the king to Ziba, Behold, thine are all that pertained unto Mephibosheth. And Ziba said, I humbly beseech thee that I may find grace in thy sight, my lord, O king.
(2 Sam. 16:1‑4)
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Mic. 7:3• 3That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up. (Mic. 7:3)

J. N. Darby Translation

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A gift is a precious stonem in the eyes of the possessor: whithersoever it turneth it prospereth.

JND Translation Notes

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Lit. "stone of favour."