Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death.

King James Version

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Holman Bible

A wise man's instruction is a fountain of life, turning people away from the snares of death.

International Standard Version

What the wise have to teach is a fountain of life and causes someone to avoid the snares of death.

A Conservative Version

The law of a wise man is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

American Standard Version

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, That one may depart from the snares of death.

Amplified

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, that one may avoid the snares of death.

Bible in Basic English

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning men away from the nets of death.

Darby Translation

The teaching of the wise man is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Julia Smith Translation

The law of the wise one a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

King James 2000

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The teaching of the wise [is] a fountain of life, [in order] to avoid the snares of death.

Modern King James verseion

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The law is a well of life unto the wise; that it may keep him from the snares of death.

NET Bible

Instruction from the wise is like a life-giving fountain, to turn a person from deadly snares.

New Heart English Bible

The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, to turn from the snares of death.

The Emphasized Bible

the instruction of the wise, is a well-spring of life, by departing from the snares of death.

Webster

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

World English Bible

The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, to turn from the snares of death.

Youngs Literal Translation

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
Usage: 219

of the wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

is a fountain
מקר מקור 
Maqowr 
Usage: 18

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

to depart
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

מקשׁ מוקשׁ 
Mowqesh 
Usage: 27

References

Easton

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

13 The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded. 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death. 15 Good understanding produces favor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:11

The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Proverbs 14:27

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.

Psalm 18:5

The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.

2 Samuel 22:6-7

The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.

Psalm 116:3

The cords of death encompassed me And the terrors of Sheol came upon me; I found distress and sorrow.

Proverbs 9:11

For by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you.

Proverbs 15:24

The path of life leads upward for the wise That he may keep away from Sheol below.

Proverbs 16:6

By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

Proverbs 16:22

Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the discipline of fools is folly.



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