New International Version
In the way of righteousness there is life; along that path is immortality.
King James Bible
In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathway thereof there is no death.
Darby Bible Translation
In the path of righteousness is life, and in the pathway thereof there is no death.
World English Bible
In the way of righteousness is life; in its path there is no death.
Young's Literal Translation
In the path of righteousness is life, And in the way of that path is no death!
Proverbs 12:28 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In the way of righteousness is life - חיים chaiyim, lives; life temporal, and life eternal.
And in the pathway thereof there is no death - Not only do the general precepts and promises of God lead to life eternal, and promote life temporal; but every duty, every act of faith, patience of hope, and labor of love, though requiring much self-abasement, self-denial, and often an extension of corporal strength, all lead to life. For in every case, in every particular, "the path of duty is the way of safety." The latter clause is only a repetition of the sense of the former.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Many-Sided Contrast of Wisdom and Folly
'Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish. 2. A good man obtaineth favour of the Lord: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn. 3. A man shall not be established by wickedness; but the root of the righteous shall not be moved. 4. A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones. 5. The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit. 6. The words of the wicked are to lie …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Of Having Confidence in God when Evil Words are Cast at Us
See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction.
he said to them, "Take to heart all the words I have solemnly declared to you this day, so that you may command your children to obey carefully all the words of this law.
Truly the righteous attain life, but whoever pursues evil finds death.
"Furthermore, tell the people, 'This is what the LORD says: See, I am setting before you the way of life and the way of death.
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