New Living Translation
The instruction of the wise is like a life-giving fountain; those who accept it avoid the snares of death.
King James Bible
The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Darby Bible Translation
The teaching of the wise man is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
World English Bible
The teaching of the wise is a spring of life, to turn from the snares of death.
Young's Literal Translation
The law of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:14 The law - The instruction, or counsel; as the word law, is frequently understood in scripture.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
The grave wrapped its ropes around me; death laid a trap in my path.
The words of the godly are a life-giving fountain; the words of the wicked conceal violent intentions.
Fear of the LORD is a life-giving fountain; it offers escape from the snares of death.
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