Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

The friend loves at all times, but 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.

King James 2000

A friend loves at all times, and 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

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Images Proverbs 17:17

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

16 Why [is] this? A price in the hand of a fool, [in order] to buy wisdom where there is no {sense}. 17 The friend loves at all times, but a brother is born for adversity. 18 A person who lacks {sense} {pledges}; he becomes security before his neighbor.



Cross References

Proverbs 18:24

A man of [many] friends will come 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] to return from {following you}! For where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people [will be] my people and your God [will be] my God.

1 Samuel 18:3

Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his [own] soul.

1 Samuel 19:2

So Jonathan informed David, saying, "My father Saul [is] trying to kill you; now please take care! In the morning you should stay in the hiding place and conceal yourself.

1 Samuel 20:17

And Jonathan again made David swear an oath, because he loved him; for with the love of his soul he loved him.

1 Samuel 23:16

So Jonathan the son of Saul got up and went to David [at] Horesh, and {encouraged him} through God.

2 Samuel 1:26

{I am distressed} over you, my brother Jonathan. you [were] very dear to me; your love [was] more wonderful to me than the love of women.

2 Samuel 9:1-13

Then David said, "[Is] there still anyone who [is] left for the house of Saul that I may show loyal love to him for the sake of Jonathan?"

Esther 4:14

For if indeed you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place, and you and the family of your father will perish. Who knows? [Perhaps] you have come to a royal position for a time such as this."

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of the poor, [if] they hate him, how much more will his friends keep away from him. He pursues [them with] words, [and] they are gone.

John 15:13-14

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

Hebrews 2:11

For both the one who sanctifies and the ones who are sanctified [are] all from one, for which reason he is not ashamed to call them brothers,

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