Proverbs 15:24

“The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 15:24

The way of life is aboue to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The path of life {leads} upward for the wise That he may keep away from Sheol below.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

To the wise the way of life `goeth' upward, That he may depart from Sheol beneath.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Acting wisely is the way of life, guiding a man away from the underworld.
- Basic English Bible

The path of life is upwards for the wise, that he may depart from Sheol beneath.
- Darby Bible

The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.
- Webster's Bible

The path of life leads upward for the wise, to keep him from going downward to Sheol.
- World English Bible

A path of life [is] on high for the wise, To turn aside from Sheol beneath.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The path of life goeth upward for the wise, that he may depart from the nether-world beneath.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 15:24

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:24


15:24 The way - The way a wise man takes to obtain life, is to place his heart, and treasure, and conversation on things above.


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