Proverbs 10:17

“He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 10:17

He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but hee that refuseth reproofe, erreth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He is {on} the path of life who heeds instruction, But he who ignores reproof goes astray.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He is in the way of life that heedeth correction; But he that forsaketh reproof erreth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who takes note of teaching is a way of life, but he who gives up training is a cause of error.
- Basic English Bible

Keeping instruction is the path to life; but he that forsaketh reproof goeth astray.
- Darby Bible

He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.
- Webster's Bible

He is in the way of life who heeds correction, but he who forsakes reproof leads others astray.
- World English Bible

A traveller to life [is] he who is keeping instruction, And whoso is forsaking rebuke is erring.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He is in the way of life that heedeth instruction; but he that forsaketh reproof erreth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 10:17

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:17


10:15 Wealth - It often redeems him from dangers and calamities. Poverty - Is the cause of their ruin.

10:16 The labour - The fruit of his labour, to the preservation of this life, and obtaining eternal life. Fruit - The fruit of all their labour tends to sin, and serves only for fuel to mens pride and luxury.

10:18 Lying lips - With flattering words. He here condemns two opposite vices, secret hatred, and manifest slander.


Discussion for Proverbs 10:17



 

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