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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:

    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' Notes on Proverbs 6:23

    Compare Psalm 119:105.