Proverbs 10 :17

Proverbs 10 :17 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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 keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth 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' Commentary 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.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 10 :17

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