Proverbs 13:17

“A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 13:17

A wicked messenger falleth into mischiefe: but a faithfull ambassadour is health.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A wicked messenger falls into adversity, But a faithful envoy {brings} healing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A wicked messenger falleth into evil; But a faithful ambassador is health.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man taking false news is a cause of trouble, but he who gives news rightly makes things well.
- Basic English Bible

A wicked messenger falleth into evil; but a faithful ambassador is health.
- Darby Bible

A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful embassador is health.
- Webster's Bible

A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy gains healing.
- World English Bible

A wicked messenger falleth into evil, And a faithful ambassador is healing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A wicked messenger falleth into evil; but a faithful ambassador is health.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 13:17

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:17


13:17 A messenger - Who is unfaithful in the execution of that which is committed to his charge. Is health - Procures benefit, as to his master, so to himself.


Discussion for Proverbs 13:17



 

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