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Proverbs 19:8

    Proverbs 19:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that gets wisdom loves his own soul: he that keeps understanding shall find good.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: He that keepeth understanding shall find good.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who gets wisdom has love for his soul: he who keeps good sense will get what is truly good.

    Webster's Revision

    He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: He that keepeth understanding shall find good.

    World English Bible

    He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 19:8

    Wisdom - literally, as in the margin, to gain a "heart," i. e., the higher faculties both of reason and feeling, is identical with gaining wisdom, i. e., the faculty which seeks and finds.