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Proverbs 16:17

    Proverbs 16:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keeps his way preserves his soul.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: He that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The highway of the upright is to be turned away from evil: he who takes care of his way will keep his soul.

    Webster's Revision

    The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: He that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

    World English Bible

    The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 16:17

    The highway of the upright - The upright man is ever departing from evil; this is his common road: and by keeping on in this way, his soul is preserved.