New American Standard Bible
A wicked messenger falls into adversity, But a faithful envoy brings healing.
King James Bible
A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.
Darby Bible Translation
A wicked messenger falleth into evil; but a faithful ambassador is health.
World English Bible
A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy gains healing.
Young's Literal Translation
A wicked messenger falleth into evil, And a faithful ambassador is healing.
Proverbs 13:17 Parallel
LibraryPractical Methods of Studying the Old Testament
[Sidenote: The various methods of approach] The Old Testament may be studied as literature, as history, as the record of an important stage in the evolution of religion, as the revelation of God to the race, or as a practical aid to the individual in living the true life. Each angle of approach calls for different methods and yields its correspondingly rich results. Studied in accordance with the canons of modern literary investigation, a literature is disclosed of surpassing variety, beauty, and …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
"And this is his Commandment," &C.
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.
Poverty and shame will come to him who neglects discipline, But he who regards reproof will be honored.
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