New American Standard Bible
He is on the path of life who heeds instruction, But he who ignores reproof goes astray.
King James Bible
He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.
Darby Bible Translation
Keeping instruction is the path to life; but he that forsaketh reproof goeth astray.
World English Bible
He is in the way of life who heeds correction, but he who forsakes reproof leads others astray.
Young's Literal Translation
A traveller to life is he who is keeping instruction, And whoso is forsaking rebuke is erring.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
literally, A way of life is he that keepeth instruction. The verb "erreth" is better rendered in the margin. The influence for good or evil spreads beyond the man himself.
LibraryThe Folly of Slander. Part 2.
"He that uttereth slander is a fool."--Prov. x. 18. I have formerly in this place, discoursing upon this text, explained the nature of the sin here condemned, with its several kinds and ways of practising. II. I shall now proceed to declare the folly of it; and to make good by divers reasons the assertion of the wise man, that "He who uttereth slander is a fool." 1. Slandering is foolish, as sinful and wicked. All sin is foolish upon many accounts; as proceeding from ignorance, error, inconsiderateness, …
Isaac Barrow—Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow
Lii. Trust in God.
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Pride of Prosperity
And he lifted up his eyes and saw the traveler in the open square of the city; and the old man said, "Where are you going, and where do you come from?"
For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life
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