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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - Proverbs 16:17


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    King James Bible - Proverbs 16:17

    The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

    World English Bible

    The highway of the
    upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.

    Douay-Rheims - Proverbs 16:17

    The path of the just departeth from evils: he that keepeth his soul keepeth his way.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    The highway of the
    upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

    Original Hebrew

    מסלת
    4546 ישׁרים 3477 סור 5493 מרע 7451 שׁמר 8104 נפשׁו 5315 נצר 5341 דרכו׃ 1870

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    VERSE (17) -
    Pr 4:24-27 Isa 35:8 Ac 10:35; 24:16 Tit 2:10-14

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 16:17

    ¶ El camino de los rectos es apartarse del mal; el que guarda su camino guarda su alma.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - Proverbs 16:17

    Verse 17. The
    highway of the upright ] The upright man is ever departing from evil; this is his common road: and by keeping on in this way, his soul is preserved.

    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 17. The
    highway of the upright [is] to depart from evil , etc.] Upright persons, such who are upright in heart, and walk uprightly; these walk in the highway of holiness, in which men, though fools, shall not err; in the Kingís highway, the highway of the King of kings; in the plain beaten path of Godís commandments; and so shun the bypaths of sin, and abstain from all appearance of it: this is their common constant course of life; they are studiously concerned to walk herein, and take delight in so doing; whereby they escape many evils others fall into; he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul , that keeps on in his way, the way in which the upright walk; whose eyes look right on, and his eyelids straight before him; who ponders the path of his feet, and turns neither to the right hand nor the left; who walks circumspectly and carefully; observes the road he is in, to keep in it, and not go out of it; such a man preserves his soul from many snares and temptations, troubles, dangers, and evils, which he would be otherwise liable to. Here the Masorites put the word yxj , signifying that this is the half or middle of the book.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 17 - A sincerely
    religious man keeps at a distance from every appearance of evil. Happy is the man that walks in Christ, and is led by the Spiri of Christ.


    Original Hebrew

    מסלת 4546 ישׁרים 3477 סור 5493 מרע 7451 שׁמר 8104 נפשׁו 5315 נצר 5341 דרכו׃ 1870


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