Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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

Fausets

Images Proverbs 17:17

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

16 Of what use is money in the hand of a [self-confident] fool to buy skillful and godly Wisdom -- "when he has no understanding or heart for it? 17 A friend loves at all times, and is born, as is a brother, for adversity. 18 A man void of good sense gives a pledge and becomes security for another in the presence of his neighbor.



Cross References

Proverbs 18:24

The man of many friends [a friend of all the world] will prove himself a bad friend, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Ruth 1:16

And Ruth said, Urge me not to leave you or to 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 his own life.

1 Samuel 19:2

But Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted much in David, and he told David, Saul my father is seeking to kill you. Now therefore, take heed to yourself in the morning, and stay in a secret place and hide yourself.

1 Samuel 20:17

And Jonathan caused David to swear again by his love for him, for Jonathan loved him as he loved his own life.

1 Samuel 23:16

And Jonathan, Saul's son, rose and went into the wood to David [at Horesh] and strengthened his hand in God.

2 Samuel 1:26

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

2 Samuel 9:1-13

And David said, Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul to whom I may show kindness for Jonathan's sake?

Esther 4:14

For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance shall arise for the Jews from elsewhere, but you and your father's house will perish. And who knows but that you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this and for this very occasion?

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of a poor man detest him -- "how much more do his friends go far from him! He pursues them with words, but they are gone.

John 15:13-14

No one has greater love [no one has shown stronger affection] than to lay down (give up) his own life for his friends.

Hebrews 2:11

For both He Who sanctifies [making men holy] and those who are sanctified all have one [Father]. For this reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren;

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