Proverbs 3:18

“She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

She is a tree of life, to them that lay hold vpon her: and happy is euery one that retaineth her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who hold her fast.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: And happy is every one that retaineth her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

She is a tree of life to all who take her in their hands, and happy is everyone who keeps her.
- Basic English Bible

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her; and happy is he that retaineth her.
- Darby Bible

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
- Webster's Bible

She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her. Happy is everyone who retains her.
- World English Bible

A tree of life she [is] to those laying hold on her, And whoso is retaining her [is] happy.
- Youngs Literal Bible

She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her, and happy is every one that holdest her fast.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:18


3:18 A tree - A pledge of everlasting life. He alludes to the tree of life, and intimates, that this is the only restorer of that life which we have lost by sin.


Discussion for Proverbs 3:18

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