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Proverbs 10:17

    Proverbs 10:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He is in the way of life that keeps instruction: but he that refuses reproof errs.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He is in the way of life that heedeth correction; But he that forsaketh reproof erreth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who takes note of teaching is a way of life, but he who gives up training is a cause of error.

    Webster's Revision

    He is in the way of life that heedeth correction; But he that forsaketh reproof erreth.

    World English Bible

    He is in the way of life who heeds correction, but he who forsakes reproof leads others astray.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He is in the way of life that heedeth correction: but he that forsaketh reproof erreth.

    Definitions for Proverbs 10:17

    Reproof - A scolding; rebuke.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 10:17

    He is in the way of life - The truly religious man accumulates knowledge that he may the better know how to live to God, and do most good among men.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 10:17

    literally, A way of life is he that keepeth instruction. The verb "erreth" is better rendered in the margin. The influence for good or evil spreads beyond the man himself.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 10:17

    Jeremiah 17:23 - But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.
    Psalms 6:1 - O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
    Proverbs 15:10 - Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.