New Living Translation
Putting confidence in an unreliable person in times of trouble is like chewing with a broken tooth or walking on a lame foot.
King James Bible
Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.
Darby Bible Translation
A broken tooth, and a tottering foot, is confidence in an unfaithful man in the day of trouble.
World English Bible
Confidence in someone unfaithful in time of trouble is like a bad tooth, or a lame foot.
Young's Literal Translation
A bad tooth, and a tottering foot, Is the confidence of the treacherous in a day of adversity.
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