New Living Translation
A peaceful heart leads to a healthy body; jealousy is like cancer in 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:30 A sound heart - Free from envy and inordinate passions. Is life - Procures and maintains the health and vigour of the body.
Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Backslider in Heart.
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
A worthy wife is a crown for her husband, but a disgraceful woman is like cancer in his bones.
A glad heart makes a happy face; a broken heart crushes the spirit.
I trembled inside when I heard this; my lips quivered with fear. My legs gave way beneath me, and I shook in terror. I will wait quietly for the coming day when disaster will strike the people who invade us.
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