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Proverbs 19:16

    Proverbs 19:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that keeps the commandment keeps his own soul; but he that despises his ways shall die.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his soul; But he that is careless of his ways shall die.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who keeps the law keeps his soul; but death will be the fate of him who takes no note of the word.

    Webster's Revision

    He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his soul; But he that is careless of his ways shall die.

    World English Bible

    He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, but he who is contemptuous in his ways shall die.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his soul: but he that is careless of his ways shall die.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 19:16

    Keepeth his own soul - i. e., His life in the truest and highest sense.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 19:16

    19:16 His ways - The commands of God.