Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 joy to the righteous to do justice; but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity. 16 The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of the dead. 17 He who loves pleasure shall be a poor man. He who loves wine and oil shall not be rich.



Cross References

Psalm 49:14

They are appointed as a flock for Sheol. Death shall be their shepherd. The upright shall have dominion over them in the morning. Their beauty shall decay in Sheol, far from their mansion.

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, Yahweh will lead them away with the workers of iniquity. Peace be on Israel. A Song of Ascents.

Proverbs 2:18-19

for her house leads down to death, her paths to the dead.

Proverbs 7:26-27

for she has thrown down many wounded. Yes, all her slain are a mighty army.

Proverbs 9:18

But he doesn't know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

Proverbs 13:20

One who walks with wise men grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.

Zephaniah 1:6

those who have turned back from following Yahweh, and those who haven't sought Yahweh nor inquired after him.

John 3:19-20

This is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their works were evil.

Ephesians 2:1

You were made alive when you were dead in transgressions and sins,

Hebrews 6:4-6

For concerning those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 10:26-27

For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remains no more a sacrifice for sins,

Hebrews 10:38

But the righteous will live by faith. If he shrinks back, my soul has no pleasure in him."

2 Peter 2:21-22

For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they didn't belong to us; for if they had belonged to us, they would have continued with us. But they left, that they might be revealed that none of them belong to us.

Jude 1:12

These are hidden rocky reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you, shepherds who without fear feed themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn leaves without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;

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