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A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 17:22
A merrie heart doth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.- King James Version (1611)
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A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.- New American Standard Version (1995)
A cheerful heart is a good medicine; But a broken spirit drieth up the bones.- American Standard Version (1901)
A glad heart makes a healthy body, but a crushed spirit makes the bones dry.- Basic English Bible
A joyful heart promoteth healing; but a broken spirit drieth up the bones.- Darby Bible
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. - Webster's Bible
A cheerful heart makes good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.- World English Bible
A rejoicing heart doth good to the body, And a smitten spirit drieth the bone.- Youngs Literal Bible
A merry heart is a good medicine; but a broken spirit drieth the bones.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 17:22
17:22 Doth good - Even to the body; it contributes much to bodily health and vigour. Drieth - Wastes the marrow of the bones, and the moisture and strength of the body.
Comments for Proverbs 17:22
Ishmael Dzitiro's comment on 2013-10-15 12:41:19:
Let keep the word rolling
Bobbie's comment on 2013-10-15 08:36:59:
I agree with the truth.
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