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.


Discussion for Proverbs 19:8

  • Salomão on Proverbs 19:8
    Wisdom is not found in phylosophy, neither in university!but in the Bible,so all of us we can be wise,because wisdom is to put into practice what we already know! no matter how little is your background, put it into practice and grow in grace and knowledge.


 

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