Proverbs 13:17

17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing.

Proverbs 13:17 in Other Translations

KJV
17 A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.
ESV
17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a faithful envoy brings healing.
NLT
17 An unreliable messenger stumbles into trouble, but a reliable messenger brings healing.
MSG
17 Irresponsible talk makes a real mess of things, but a reliable reporter is a healing presence.
CSB
17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy courier [brings] healing.

Proverbs 13:17 In-Context

15 Good judgment wins favor, but the way of the unfaithful leads to their destruction.
16 All who are prudent act with knowledge, but fools expose their folly.
17 A wicked messenger falls into trouble, but a trustworthy envoy brings healing.
18 Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored.
19 A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.

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