Proverbs 19:8

“He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 19:8

He that getteth wisedome loueth his owne soule: he that keepeth vnderstanding shall find good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: He that keepeth understanding shall find good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who gets wisdom has love for his soul: he who keeps good sense will get what is truly good.
- Basic English Bible

He that getteth sense loveth his own soul; he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
- Darby Bible

He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
- Webster's Bible

He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.
- World English Bible

Whoso is getting heart is loving his soul, He is keeping understanding to find good.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul; he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 19:8

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:8


19:6 A friend - in profession.

19:7 Brethren - His nearest relations. Hate - Despise and shun him. Pursueth - Earnestly imploring their pity.

19:10 Delight - To live in pleasure and outward glory, doth not become him, nor suit with him; because prosperity corrupts even wise men, and makes fools mad; and because it gives him more opportunity to discover his folly, and to do mischief both to himself and others.


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