Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Like the cold of snow in the time of harvest Is a faithful messenger to those who send him, For he refreshes the soul of his masters.

King James Version

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.

Holman Bible

To those who send him, a trustworthy messenger is like the coolness of snow on a harvest day; he refreshes the life of his masters.

International Standard Version

Like cold snow during harvest time is a faithful messenger to those who send him; he refreshes his masters.

A Conservative Version

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, [is] a faithful messenger to those who send him, for he refreshes the soul of his masters.

American Standard Version

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest,'so is a faithful messenger to them that send him; For he refresheth the soul of his masters.

Amplified

Like the cold of snow [brought from the mountains] in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those who send him; for he refreshes the life of his masters.

Bible in Basic English

As the cold of snow in the time of grain-cutting, so is a true servant to those who send him; for he gives new life to the soul of his master.

Darby Translation

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those that send him, for he refreshes the soul of his master.

Julia Smith Translation

As the cold of snow in the day of harvest a faithful messenger to those sending him: he shall restore the soul of his lord.

King James 2000

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refreshes the soul of his masters.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like the cold of snow on a day of harvest [is] a faithful messenger to those who send him, and the soul of his master is refreshed.

Modern King James verseion

Like cold snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to his senders; for he makes return to his master's soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as the winter cool in the harvest, so is a faithful messenger to him that sent him, and refresheth his master's mind.

NET Bible

Like the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those who send him, for he refreshes the heart of his masters.

New Heart English Bible

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those who send him; for he refreshes the soul of his masters.

The Emphasized Bible

As the cold of snow in the day of harvest, is a faithful messenger to them who send him, - when, the life of his masters, he restoreth.

Webster

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.

World English Bible

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those who send him; for he refreshes the soul of his masters.

Youngs Literal Translation

As a vessel of snow in a day of harvest, So is a faithful ambassador to those sending him, And the soul of his masters he refresheth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As the cold
צנּה 
Tsinnah 
Usage: 22

of snow
שׁלג 
Sheleg 
Usage: 20

in the time
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

קציר 
Qatsiyr 
Usage: 54

ציר 
Tsiyr 
Usage: 12

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

References

American

Easton

Smith

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

12 Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold Is a wise reprover to a listening ear. 13 Like the cold of snow in the time of harvest Is a faithful messenger to those who send him, For he refreshes the soul of his masters. 14 Like clouds and wind without rain Is a man who boasts of his gifts falsely.


Cross References

Proverbs 13:17

A wicked messenger falls into adversity, But a faithful envoy brings healing.

Proverbs 25:25

Like cold water to a weary soul, So is good news from a distant land.

Proverbs 26:6

He cuts off his own feet and drinks violence Who sends a message by the hand of a fool.

Philippians 2:25-30

But I thought it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger and minister to my need;

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