New International Version
A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.
King James Bible
A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
Darby Bible Translation
A sound heart is the life of the flesh; but envy the rottenness of the bones.
World English Bible
The life of the body is a heart at peace, but envy rots the bones.
Young's Literal Translation
A healed heart is life to the flesh, And rottenness to the bones is envy.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A sound heart is the life of the flesh - A healthy state of the blood, and a proper circulation of that stream of life, is the grand cause, in the hand of God, of health and longevity. If the heart be diseased, life cannot be long continued.
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TEXT: "The wicked shall not be unpunished."--Prov. 11:21. There are very many passages of Scripture which ought to be read in connection with this text; as for example, "Fools make a mock at sin" (Proverbs 14:9), for only a fool would. Better trifle with the pestilence and expose one's self to the plague than to discount the blighting effects of sin. And, again, "The soul that sinneth it shall die" (Ezekiel 18:4). From this clear statement of the word of God there is no escape. Or, again, "Our …
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot
Sin the Mocker
Epistle xxx. To Eulogius, Bishop of Alexandria.
The Intercession of Christ
A wife of noble character is her husband's crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.
A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit.
I heard and my heart pounded, my lips quivered at the sound; decay crept into my bones, and my legs trembled. Yet I will wait patiently for the day of calamity to come on the nation invading us.
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