Proverbs 13:14

“The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The lawe of the wise is a fountaine of life, to depart from the snares of death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, That one may depart from the snares of death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, turning men away from the nets of death.
- Basic English Bible

The teaching of the wise [man] is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
- Darby Bible

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
- Webster's Bible

The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, to turn from the snares of death.
- World English Bible

The law of the wise [is] a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:14


13:14 The law - The instruction, or counsel; as the word law, is frequently understood in scripture.


Discussion for Proverbs 13:14

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