New American Standard Bible
He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is careless of conduct will die.
King James Bible
He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die.
Darby Bible Translation
He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his soul; he that is careless of his ways shall die.
World English Bible
He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, but he who is contemptuous in his ways shall die.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is keeping the command is keeping his soul, Whoso is despising His ways dieth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Keepeth his own soul - i. e., His life in the truest and highest sense.
LibraryHow the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
And He said to him, "You have answered correctly; DO THIS AND YOU WILL LIVE."
But He said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it."
The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.
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