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Proverbs 18:24Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

24 Some friends are fun to be with,[a] but a true friend can be better than a brother.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 18:24 Some friends … with Or “Some friends can bring disaster.”
Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

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Proverbs 18:24Contemporary English Version (CEV)

24 Some friends don’t help,[a]
    but a true friend is closer
    than your own family.

Footnotes:

  1. 18.24 Some. . . help: One possible meaning for the difficult Hebrew text.

Proverbs 18:24Good News Translation (GNT)

24 Some friendships do[a] not last, but some friends are more loyal than brothers.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 18:24 Some ancient translations Some friendships do; Hebrew Someone with friends does.
Good News Translation (GNT)

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