Proverbs 14:30
Good News Translation
Peace of mind makes the body healthy, but jealousy is like a cancer.

Contemporary English Version
It's healthy to be content, but envy can eat you up.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.

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Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.

sound

Proverbs 4:23 Remove from thee a froward mouth, and let detracting lips be far from thee.

Psalm 119:80 Let my heart be undefiled in thy justifications, that I may not be confounded.

2 Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear: but of power and of love and of sobriety.

envy

Job 5:2 Anger indeed killeth the foolish, and envy slayeth the little one.

Psalm 112:10 The wicked shall see, and shall be angry, he shall gnash with his teeth and pine away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.

Acts 7:9 And the patriarchs, through envy, sold Joseph into Egypt. And God was with him,

Romans 1:29 Being filled with all iniquity, malice, fornication, avarice, wickedness: full of envy, murder, contention, deceit, malignity: whisperers,

James 4:5 Or do you think that the scripture saith in vain: To envy doth the spirit covet which dwelleth in you?

rottenness

Proverbs 3:8 Honour the Lord with thy substance, and give him of the first of all thy fruits;

Proverbs 12:4 The thoughts of the just are judgments: and the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Proverbs 17:22 A joyful mind maketh age flourishing: a sorrowful spirit drieth up the bones.

Context
The Wise Woman
29He that is patient, is governed with much wisdom: but he that is impatient, exalteth his folly. 30Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.31He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.…
Cross References
Proverbs 12:4
The thoughts of the just are judgments: and the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Proverbs 15:13
A glad heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by grief of mind the spirit is cast down.

Habakkuk 3:16
I have heard and my bowels were troubled: my lips trembled at the voice. Let rottenness enter into my bones, and swarm under me. That I may rest in the day of tribulation: that I may go up to our people that are girded.

Additional Translations
A tranquil heart is life to the body, but envy rots the bones.A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.

A tranquil heart is the life of the flesh; But envy is the rottenness of the bones.

A meek-spirited man is a healer of the heart: but a sensitive heart is a corruption of the bones.

A sound heart is the life of the flesh; but envy the rottenness of the bones.

A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.

A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.

The life of the body is a heart at peace, but envy rots the bones.

A healed heart is life to the flesh, And rottenness to the bones is envy.
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