Proverbs 17:17

“A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A friend loueth at all times, and a brother is borne for aduersitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A friend loveth at all times; And a brother is born for adversity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A friend is loving at all times, and becomes a brother in times of trouble.
- Basic English Bible

The friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
- Darby Bible

A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
- Webster's Bible

A friend loves at all times; and a brother is born for adversity.
- World English Bible

At all times is the friend loving, And a brother for adversity is born.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 17:17


17:17 Was born - Was sent into the world for this, that he might comfort and relieve his brother in adversity.


Discussion for Proverbs 17:17

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