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

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13 Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time
    is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him;
    he refreshes the spirit of his master.(A)

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Sending a message by the hands of a fool(A)
    is like cutting off one’s feet or drinking poison.

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