New International Version
The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.
King James Bible
He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
Darby Bible Translation
He that getteth sense loveth his own soul; he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
World English Bible
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is getting heart is loving his soul, He is keeping understanding to find good.
Proverbs 19:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Do hate him - They shun him as they do the person they hate. They neither hate him positively, nor love him: they disregard him; they will have nothing to do with him. שנא sana signifies not only to hate, but to show a less degree of love to one than another. So Jacob loved Rachel, but hated Leah - showed her less affection than he did to Rachel.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he that keepeth
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
The Knowledge of God
Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD.
A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish.
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