Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Like a bad tooth and an unsteady foot
Is confidence in a faithless man in time of trouble.

King James Version

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

Holman Bible

Trusting an unreliable person in a difficult time
is like a rotten tooth or a faltering foot.

International Standard Version

A bad tooth and an unsteady foot that's what confidence in an unreliable man is like in a time of trouble.

A Conservative Version

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

American Standard Version

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble Is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

Amplified


Like a broken tooth or an unsteady foot
Is confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble.

Bible in Basic English

Putting one's faith in a false man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth and a shaking foot.

Darby Translation

A broken tooth, and a tottering foot, is confidence in an unfaithful man in the day of trouble.

Julia Smith Translation

A bad tooth and a wavering foot, the confidence of the faithless one in the day of straits

King James 2000

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A bad tooth and a lame foot [is] the trust of a faithless person {in a time} of trouble.

Modern King James verseion

Trust in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The hope of the ungodly in time of need, is like a rotten tooth and a slippery foot.

NET Bible

Like a bad tooth or a foot out of joint, so is confidence in an unfaithful person at the time of trouble.

New Heart English Bible

Confidence in someone unfaithful in time of trouble is like a bad tooth, or a lame foot.

The Emphasized Bible

A broken tooth and a faltering foot, is confidence in the treacherous, in the day of danger.

Webster

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint.

World English Bible

Confidence in someone unfaithful in time of trouble is like a bad tooth, or a lame foot.

Youngs Literal Translation

A bad tooth, and a tottering foot, Is the confidence of the treacherous in a day of adversity.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מבטח 
Mibtach 
Usage: 15

in time
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

is like a broken
רעה 
Ro`ah 
Usage: 1

שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

and a foot
רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

18 A man that bears false witness against his neighbour is a maul and a sword and a sharp arrow. 19 Like a bad tooth and an unsteady foot
Is confidence in a faithless man in time of trouble.
20 As he that takes away a garment in cold weather and as vinegar upon soap, so is he that sings songs to a heavy heart.


Cross References

Isaiah 36:6

Behold, thou dost trust in the staff of this broken reed, on Egypt upon which if a man leans, it will go into his hand and pierce it, so is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all that trust in him.

2 Chronicles 28:20-21

And Tilgathpilneser, king of Assyria, came unto him, and distressed him but did not strengthen him.

Job 6:14-20

He that is afflicted deserves mercy from his friend; but he has forsaken the fear of the Almighty.

Isaiah 30:1-3

Woe to the sons that leave, saith the LORD, to make counsel, but not of me; to cover themselves with a covering, and not by my spirit, adding sin unto sin!

Ezekiel 29:6-7

And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall know that I am the LORD, because they have been a staff of reed to the house of Israel.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first answer no one stood with me, but all men forsook me: let it not be imputed unto them.

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