Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

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Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

16 Why does a fool have money in his hand
with no intention of buying wisdom?
17 A friend loves at all times,
and a brother is born for a difficult time.
18 One without sense enters an agreement
and puts up security for his friend.



Cross References

Proverbs 18:24

A man with many friends may be harmed,
but there is a friend who stays closer than a brother.

Ruth 1:16

But Ruth replied:Do not persuade me to leave you
or go back and not follow you.
For wherever you go, I will go,
and wherever you live, I will live;
your people will be my people,
and your God will be my God.

1 Samuel 18:3

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

1 Samuel 19:2

so he told him: “My father Saul intends to kill you. Be on your guard in the morning and hide in a secret place and stay there.

1 Samuel 20:17

Jonathan once again swore to David in his love for him, because he loved him as he loved himself.

1 Samuel 23:16

Then Saul’s son Jonathan came to David in Horesh and encouraged him in his faith in God,

2 Samuel 1:26

I grieve for you, Jonathan, my brother.
You were such a friend to me.
Your love for me was more wonderful
than the love of women.

2 Samuel 9:1-13

David asked, “Is there anyone remaining from Saul’s family I can show kindness to because of Jonathan?”

Esther 4:14

If you keep silent at this time, liberation and deliverance will come to the Jewish people from another place, but you and your father’s house will be destroyed. Who knows, perhaps you have come to your royal position for such a time as this.”

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of a poor man hate him;
how much more do his friends
keep their distance from him!
He may pursue them with words,
but they are not there.

John 15:13-14

No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.

Hebrews 2:11

For the One who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one Father. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers,

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