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Proverbs 27:17 New King James Version (NKJV)

17 As iron sharpens iron,
So a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 27:17 New International Version (NIV)

17 As iron sharpens iron,
    so one person sharpens another.

New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 27:9 New King James Version (NKJV)

Ointment and perfume delight the heart,
And the sweetness of a man’s friend gives delight by [a]hearty counsel.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 27:9 Lit. counsel of the soul
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 27:9 New International Version (NIV)

Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart,
    and the pleasantness of a friend
    springs from their heartfelt advice.

New International Version (NIV)

Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

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