Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Whoever wanders from the way of understanding, in the assembly of the dead he will rest.

New American Standard Bible

A man who wanders from the way of understanding
Will rest in the assembly of the dead.

King James Version

The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Holman Bible

The man who strays from the way of wisdom
will come to rest
in the assembly of the departed spirits.

International Standard Version

Whoever wanders from the path of understanding will end up where the dead are gathered.

A Conservative Version

The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of the dead.

American Standard Version

The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding Shall rest in the assembly of the dead.

Amplified


A man who wanders from the way of understanding (godly wisdom)
Will remain in the assembly of the dead.

Bible in Basic English

The wanderer from the way of knowledge will have his resting-place among the shades.

Darby Translation

The man that wandereth out of the way of wisdom shall abide in the congregation of the dead.

Julia Smith Translation

A man wandering from the way of understanding shall rest in the convocation of the shades.

King James 2000

The man that wanders out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Modern King James verseion

The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of departed spirits.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The man that wandereth out of the way of wisdom, shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

NET Bible

The one who wanders from the way of wisdom will end up in the company of the departed.

New Heart English Bible

The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of the dead.

The Emphasized Bible

The man who wandereth from the way of discretion, in the gathered host of the shades, shall settle down.

Webster

The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

World English Bible

The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of the dead.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man who is wandering from the way of understanding, In an assembly of Rephaim resteth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

out of the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

נוּח 
Nuwach 
Usage: 144

in the congregation
קהל 
Qahal 
Usage: 123

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

15 [It is] a joy to the righteous to do justice, but dismay to those who do evil. 16 Whoever wanders from the way of understanding, in the assembly of the dead he will rest. 17 A man of want [is] he who loves pleasure; he who loves wine and oil will not become rich.



Cross References

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are destined to Sheol; death will shepherd them. But the upright will rule over them in the morning, and their forms [will be for] Sheol to consume, [far from] his lofty abode.

Psalm 125:5

But regarding those who turn aside to their crooked ways, Yahweh will lead them away with the evildoers. Peace [be] upon Israel.

Proverbs 2:18-19

for her house sinks to death, and to the dead are her paths.

Proverbs 7:26-27

For many slain she has laid low, and countless [are] all of her killings.

Proverbs 9:18

But he does not know that the dead [are] there, in the depths of Sheol [are] her guests.

Proverbs 13:20

Walk with the wise and be wise, but as for the companion of fools, he will suffer harm.

Zephaniah 1:6

and those who turned back from {following} Yahweh, and who did not seek Yahweh, and did not inquire of him."

John 3:19-20

And this is the judgment: that the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.

Ephesians 2:1

And you, {although you were dead} in your trespasses and sins,

Hebrews 6:4-6

For [it is] impossible [concerning] those who have once been enlightened, and have tasted the heavenly gift, and become sharers of the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 10:26-27

For [if] we keep on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

Hebrews 10:38

But my righteous one will live by faith, and if he shrinks back, my soul is not well pleased with him."

2 Peter 2:21-22

For it would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness than having known [it], to turn back from the holy commandment that had been delivered to them.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us. But [they went out], in order that it might be shown that all of them are not of us.

Jude 1:12

These are the ones feasting together without reverence, hidden reefs at your love feasts, caring for themselves, waterless clouds carried away by winds, late autumn trees without fruit, twice dead, uprooted,

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