New Living Translation
An unreliable messenger stumbles into trouble, but a reliable messenger 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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:17 A messenger - Who is unfaithful in the execution of that which is committed to his charge. Is health - Procures benefit, as to his master, so to himself.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
Trustworthy messengers refresh like snow in summer. They revive the spirit of their employer.
If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept correction, you will be honored.
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