Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 get wisdom, seeing he has no heart for it? 17 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. 18 A man void of understanding gives pledge, and becomes surety in the presence of his neighbor.



Cross References

Proverbs 18:24

A man that has friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.

Ruth 1:16

And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave you, or to return from following after 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 and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.

1 Samuel 19:2

But Jonathan Saul's son delighted much in David: and Jonathan told David, saying, Saul my father seeks to kill you: now therefore, I pray you, take heed to yourself until the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide yourself:

1 Samuel 20:17

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, because he loved him: for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

1 Samuel 23:16

And Jonathan Saul's son arose, and went to David into the forest, and strengthened his hand in God.

2 Samuel 1:26

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

2 Samuel 9:1-13

And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?

Esther 4:14

For if you altogether hold your peace at this time, then shall relief and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but you and your father's house shall be destroyed: and who knows whether you are come to the kingdom for such a time as this?

Proverbs 19:7

All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursues them with words, yet they are nothing to him.

John 15:13-14

Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Hebrews 2:11

For both he that sanctifies and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,

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