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Proverbs 18:24

24  A man that hath friends must jshew himself friendly:

And kthere is la friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

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Proverbs 18:24 — The New International Version (NIV)

24 One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin,

but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — English Standard Version (ESV)

24 A man of many companions may come to ruin,

but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — New Living Translation (NLT)

24 There are “friends” who destroy each other,

but a real friend sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

24 A man who has friends must himself be friendly,

But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — New Century Version (NCV)

24 Some friends may ruin you,

but a real friend will be more loyal than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

24 He that maketh many friends doeth it to his own destruction;

But there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

24 A man of many friends will come to ruin but there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

24 Friends can destroy one another,

but a loving friend can stick closer than family. 

Proverbs 18:24 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

24 A man with many friends may be harmed,

but there is a friend who stays closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 Some friends play at friendship

but a true friend sticks closer than one’s nearest kin.

Proverbs 18:24 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

24 A man of many friends will come to ruin,

but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

24 Even a man who has many companions can be destroyed.

But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 18:24 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

24 A man of too many friends comes to ruin,

But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.


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