Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.

King James Version

A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Holman Bible

A friend loves at all times,
and a brother is born for a difficult time.

International Standard Version

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is there for times of trouble.

A Conservative Version

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

American Standard Version

A friend loveth at all times; And a brother is born for adversity.

Amplified

A friend loves at all times, and is born, as is a brother, for adversity.

Bible in Basic English

A friend is loving at all times, and becomes a brother in times of trouble.

Darby Translation

The friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Julia Smith Translation

A friend loves in all time, and a brother shall be born for straits.

King James 2000

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The friend loves at all times, but a brother is born for adversity.

Modern King James verseion

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for the time of trouble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He is a friend that always loveth, and in adversity a man shall know who is his brother.

NET Bible

A friend loves at all times, and a relative is born to help in adversity.

New Heart English Bible

A friend loves at all times; and a brother is born for adversity.

The Emphasized Bible

At all times, doth a friend love, and, a brother for distress, must be born.

Webster

A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

World English Bible

A friend loves at all times; and a brother is born for adversity.

Youngs Literal Translation

At all times is the friend loving, And a brother for adversity is born.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A friend
ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

at all times
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

and a brother
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

is born
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 17:17

Devotionals containing Proverbs 17:17

References

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Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

16 Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense? 17 A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity. 18 A man lacking in sense pledges And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor.



Cross References

Proverbs 18:24

A man of too many friends comes to ruin, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Ruth 1:16

But Ruth said, "Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.

1 Samuel 18:3

Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.

1 Samuel 19:2

So Jonathan told David saying, "Saul my father is seeking to put you to death. Now therefore, please be on guard in the morning, and stay in a secret place and hide yourself.

1 Samuel 20:17

Jonathan made David vow again because of his love for him, because he loved him as he loved his own life.

1 Samuel 23:16

And Jonathan, Saul's son, arose and went to David at Horesh, and encouraged him in God.

2 Samuel 1:26

"I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan; You have been very pleasant to me. Your love to me was more wonderful Than the love of women.

2 Samuel 9:1-13

Then David said, "Is there yet anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?"

Esther 4:14

"For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place and you and your father's house will perish. And who knows whether you have not attained royalty for such a time as this?"

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of a poor man hate him; How much more do his friends abandon him! He pursues them with words, but they are gone.

John 15:13-14

"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.

Hebrews 2:11

For both He who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all from one Father; for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren,

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