New American Standard Bible
The path of life leads upward for the wise That he may keep away from Sheol below.
King James Bible
The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.
Darby Bible Translation
The path of life is upwards for the wise, that he may depart from Sheol beneath.
World English Bible
The path of life leads upward for the wise, to keep him from going downward to Sheol.
Young's Literal Translation
A path of life is on high for the wise, To turn aside from Sheol beneath.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Above ... beneath - The one path is all along upward, leading to the highest life. It rescues the "wise" from the other, which is all along downward, ending in the gloom of Sheol.
LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
For a fire is kindled in My anger, And burns to the lowest part of Sheol, And consumes the earth with its yield, And sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.
But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.
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