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Proverbs 25:25


Like cold water to a weary person, 1  so is good news from a distant land. 2 


Ge 21:16-19; Ex 17:2,3,6; Jud 15:18,19; 2Sa 23:15; Ps 42:1,2; Ps 63:1; Pr 15:30; Isa 52:7; Isa 55:1; Jer 18:14; Na 1:15; Lu 2:10,11; Joh 7:37; Ro 10:15; 1Ti 1:15; Re 21:6; Re 22:17

NET © Notes

tn Heb “a weary [or, faint] soul” (so NASB, NIV); KJV, ASV, NRSV “a thirsty soul,” but “soul” here refers to the whole person.

sn The difficulty of getting news of any kind from a distant land made its reception all the more delightful when it was good (e.g., Gen 45:27; Prov 15:30).

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