Proverbs 13:17
Text Analysis
4397 [e]מַלְאָ֣ךְ
A messengerN-ms
7563 [e]רָ֭שָׁע
5307 [e]יִפֹּ֣ל
7451 [e]בְּרָ֑ע
into troublePrep-b | Adj-ms
6735 [e]וְצִ֖יר
but a ambassadorConj-w | N-msc
529 [e]אֱמוּנִ֣ים
of faithfulnessN-mp
4832 [e]מַרְפֵּֽא׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 13:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מַלְאָ֣ךְ רָ֭שָׁע יִפֹּ֣ל בְּרָ֑ע וְצִ֖יר אֱמוּנִ֣ים מַרְפֵּֽא׃

משלי 13:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מלאך רשע יפל ברע וציר אמונים מרפא׃

משלי 13:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מלאך רשע יפל ברע וציר אמונים מרפא׃

משלי 13:17 Hebrew Bible
מלאך רשע יפל ברע וציר אמונים מרפא׃

Parallel Verses
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy courier brings healing.
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