Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Holman Bible

The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.

International Standard Version

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, enabling anyone to escape the snares of death.

A Conservative Version

The fear of LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, that one may avoid the snares of death.

Bible in Basic English

The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, by which one may be turned from the nets of death.

Darby Translation

The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Julia Smith Translation

The fear of Jehovah a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

King James 2000

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to turn one away from the snares of death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The fear of Yahweh [is] a fountain of life, [in order] to turn from the snares of death.

Modern King James verseion

The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life to turn aside from the snares of death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The fear of the LORD is a well of life; to avoid the snares of death.

NET Bible

The fear of the Lord is like a life-giving fountain, to turn people from deadly snares.

New Heart English Bible

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.

The Emphasized Bible

The reverence of Yahweh, is a well-spring of life, that a man may avoid the snares of death.

Webster

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

World English Bible

The fear of Yahweh is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.

Youngs Literal Translation

The fear of Jehovah is a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

is a fountain
מקר מקור 
Maqowr 
Usage: 18

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

to depart
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
away , depart , remove , aside , take , turn , turn in , take off , go , put , eschewed ,
Usage: 301

from the snares
מקשׁ מוקשׁ 
Mowqesh 
Usage: 27

References

Morish

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

26 In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge. 27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death. 28 In a multitude of people is a king's glory, But in the dearth of people is a prince's ruin.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:14

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

Psalm 18:5

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

Proverbs 2:10-18

For wisdom will enter your heart And knowledge will be pleasant to your soul;

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.

Ecclesiastes 7:26

And I discovered more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, whose hands are chains One who is pleasing to God will escape from her, but the sinner will be captured by her.

Isaiah 33:6

And He will be the stability of your times, A wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge; The fear of the LORD is his treasure.

Revelation 21:6

Then He said to me, "It is done I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end I will give to the one who thirsts from the spring of the water of life without cost.



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