New Living Translation
Keep the commandments and keep your life; despising them leads to death.
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.
Proverbs 19:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:16 His ways - The commands of God.
LibraryThe Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …
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