Proverbs 6:23

“For the Commandement is a lampe, and the Lawe is light: and reproofes of instruction are the way of life:”

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Other Translations

For the commandment [is] a lamp; and the law [is] light; and reproofs of instruction [are] the way of life:
- King James Version

For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; And reproofs of instruction are the way of life:
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the rule is a light, and the teaching a shining light; and the guiding words of training are the way of life.
- Basic English Bible

For the commandment is a lamp, and the teaching a light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:
- Darby Bible

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:
- Webster's Bible

For the commandment is a lamp, and the law is light. Reproofs of instruction are the way of life,
- World English Bible

For a lamp [is] the command, And the law a light, And a way of life [are] reproofs of instruction,
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the commandment is a lamp, and the teaching is light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 6

  • Markwarbrick
    Every Word of God is pure,even so come quickly Lord Jesus.Amen.
  • Molly
    One thing GOD has instructed us not to do which many of us continue to do is become a surety for another. We are not to co-sign for our family, our friends nor our children. It may be hard to say no when loved ones ask. However, it is the commandment of GOD. People find themselves paying for cars, furniture or loans when someone else defaults on what they owe. Obedience will prevent such trouble.
  • Malele
    these is one of the most beautiful and wisely put scripture. it helps one to introspect
  • BSP
    Verses 16 and 17: God outright describes some of the things that he detests. We want to make sure to stay as far away from these things as possible.
  • Mable
    Verse 7 saying you have no one over you you have been doing things own your own. That you want receive a leader to help you.
  • Jacquelyne Stevenson
    Know this that your faith in God will lead you to heaven.

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