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Proverbs 17:22

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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) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

Andy's comment on 2014-03-06 06:41:14:

Get your doctor to tell you a joke instead of giving you tablets Be happy in God

 

Raymond's comment on 2014-02-17 20:46:27:

So what must we do to lessen ourselves from drying out our bones even more becuz I feel that I feel I am a merry man but I am also struggling and greedy of my flesh ego

 

Gigi Borden's comment on 2014-02-06 08:53:38:

i love this proverbs!!!! :)

 

Amber's comment on 2014-01-17 08:59:24:

I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT! There is so much wisdom to be found in God's infallible, holy word. Pilgrim's progress doesn't beat it, the apocalypse doesn't beat it, NOTHING beats it! We can trust it forever.

 

Alice Little's comment on 2014-01-12 07:55:33:

The truth that is in proverbs 17:22 gives life to me

 

Alice Little's comment on 2014-01-12 07:52:20:

The truth that in proverbs gives life to me

 

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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