Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

So follow the way of good people,
and keep to the paths of the righteous.

New American Standard Bible

So you will walk in the way of good men
And keep to the paths of the righteous.

King James Version

That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

International Standard Version

This is how you will walk in the way of good men and will keep to the paths of the righteous.

A Conservative Version

that thou may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

American Standard Version

That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, And keep the paths of the righteous.

Amplified


So you will walk in the way of good men [that is, those of personal integrity, moral courage and honorable character],
And keep to the paths of the righteous.

Bible in Basic English

So that you may go in the way of good men, and keep in the footsteps of the upright.

Darby Translation

that thou mayest walk in the way of the good, And keep the paths of the righteous.

Julia Smith Translation

So that thou shalt go in the way of the good, and thou shalt watch the paths of the just

King James 2000

That you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So that you will walk on the road of those who are good, and the paths of those who are righteous you shall keep.

Modern King James verseion

in order that you may walk in the way of good and keep the paths of the righteous.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore walk thou in the good way, and keep the paths of the righteous.

NET Bible

So you will walk in the way of good people, and will keep on the paths of the righteous.

New Heart English Bible

that you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

The Emphasized Bible

To the end that thou walk in the way of good men, and, the paths of the righteous, that thou observe.

Webster

That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

World English Bible

that you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

Youngs Literal Translation

That thou dost go in the way of the good, And the paths of the righteous dost keep.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

men, and keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the paths
ארח 
'orach 
Usage: 59

Context Readings

The Benefits Of Wisdom

19 None return who go to her;
none reach the paths of life.
20 So follow the way of good people,
and keep to the paths of the righteous.
21 For the upright will inhabit the land,
and those of integrity will remain in it;


Cross References

Hebrews 6:12

so that you won’t become lazy but will be imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance.

Psalm 119:63

I am a friend to all who fear You,
to those who keep Your precepts.

Psalm 119:115

Depart from me, you evil ones,
so that I may obey my God’s commands.

Proverbs 13:20

The one who walks with the wise will become wise,
but a companion of fools will suffer harm.

Song of Songs 1:7-8

Tell me, you, the one I love:
Where do you pasture your sheep?
Where do you let them rest at noon?
Why should I be like one who veils herself
beside the flocks of your companions?

Jeremiah 6:16

This is what the Lord says:

Stand by the roadways and look.
Ask about the ancient paths:
Which is the way to what is good?
Then take it
and find rest for yourselves.
But they protested, “We won’t!”

3 John 1:11

Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.

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