Proverbs 25:13

“As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As the cold of snow in the time of haruest, so is a faithfull messenger to them that send him: for hee refresheth the soule of his masters.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Like the cold of snow in the time of harvest Is a faithful messenger to those who send him, For he refreshes the soul of his masters.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, `So is' a faithful messenger to them that send him; For he refresheth the soul of his masters.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As the cold of snow in the time of grain-cutting, so is a true servant to those who send him; for he gives new life to the soul of his master.
- Basic English Bible

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, [so] is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.
- Darby Bible

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.
- Webster's Bible

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those who send him; for he refreshes the soul of his masters.
- World English Bible

As a vessel of snow in a day of harvest, [So is] a faithful ambassador to those sending him, And the soul of his masters he refresheth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to him that sendeth him; for he refresheth the soul of his master.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 25:13


25:13 Cold of snow - As drink cooled with ice or snow, as is usual in hot countries.


Discussion for Proverbs 25:13

  • Evalena Latham for verse 13
    What a joy to have God who answers and refreshes our souls daily. I want to be God's faithful messenger daily.

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