Proverbs 6 :23

Proverbs 6 :23 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

American King James Version (AKJV)

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

American Standard Version (ASV)

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; And reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For the rule is a light, and the teaching a shining light; and the guiding words of training are the way of life.

Webster's Revision

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

World English Bible

For the commandment is a lamp, and the law is light. Reproofs of instruction are the way of life,

English Revised Version (ERV)

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Definitions for Proverbs 6 :23

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 6 :23

For the commandment is a lamp - It illuminates our path. It shows us how we should walk and praise God.

And the law is light - A general light, showing the nature and will of God, and the interest and duty of Man.

And reproofs of instruction - Or, that instruction which reproves us for our sins and errors leads us into the way of life.

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 6 :23

Compare Psalm 119:105.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 6 :23

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