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Proverbs 2:8

    Proverbs 2:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He keeps the paths of judgment, and preserves the way of his saints.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    That he may guard the paths of justice, And preserve the way of his saints.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He keeps watch on the ways which are right, and takes care of those who have the fear of him.

    Webster's Revision

    That he may guard the paths of justice, And preserve the way of his saints.

    World English Bible

    that he may guard the paths of justice, and preserve the way of his saints.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    That he may guard the paths of judgment, and preserve the way of his saints.

    Definitions for Proverbs 2:8

    Saints - Men and women of God.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 2:8

    saints - The devout and God-fearing. Compare Psalm 85:8 etc. The occurrence of the word here, in a book that became more and more prominent as prophetic utterances ceased, probably helped to determine its application in the period of the Maccabean struggles to those who especially claimed for themselves the title of "devout" (Chasidim, the ̓Ασιδαῖοι Asidaioi of 1 Macc. 7:13).

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 2:8

    2:8 Path of judgment - Righteous paths, judgment being here put for righteousness. And keeping of paths may be put for keeping them in their paths.