Proverbs 4:22
New International Version
for they are life to those who find them and health to one's whole body.

New Living Translation
for they bring life to those who find them, and healing to their whole body.

English Standard Version
For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh.

Berean Study Bible
For they are life to those who find them, and health to the whole body.

New American Standard Bible
For they are life to those who find them And health to all their body.

King James Bible
For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

Christian Standard Bible
For they are life to those who find them, and health to one's whole body.

Contemporary English Version
Knowing these teachings will mean true life and good health for you.

Good News Translation
They will give life and health to anyone who understands them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For they are life to those who find them, and health to one's whole body.

International Standard Version
For they are life to those who find them, and healing to their whole body.

NET Bible
for they are life to those who find them and healing to one's entire body.

New Heart English Bible
For they are life to him who finds them, and health to all of his body.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because he who finds them has life, and all healing in his flesh.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
because they are life to those who find them and they heal the whole body.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For they are life unto those that find them, And health to all their flesh.

New American Standard 1977
For they are life to those who find them, And health to all their whole body.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For they are life unto those that find them and medicine to all their flesh.

King James 2000 Bible
For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

American King James Version
For they are life to those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

American Standard Version
For they are life unto those that find them, And health to all their flesh.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For they are life to those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they are life to those that find them, and health to all flesh.

Darby Bible Translation
For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

English Revised Version
For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

Webster's Bible Translation
For they are life to those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

World English Bible
For they are life to those who find them, and health to their whole body.

Young's Literal Translation
For life they are to those finding them, And to all their flesh healing.
Study Bible
A Father's Instruction
21Do not lose sight of them; keep them within your heart. 22For they are life to those who find them, and health to the whole body. 23Guard your heart with all diligence, for from it flow springs of life.…
Cross References
Proverbs 3:8
This will bring healing to your body and refreshment to your bones.

Proverbs 3:22
They will be life to your soul and adornment to your neck.

Proverbs 8:35
For whoever finds me finds life and obtains the favor of the LORD;

Proverbs 12:18
Speaking rashly is like a piercing sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Proverbs 16:24
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

Treasury of Scripture

For they are life to those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

life

Proverbs 4:4,10
He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live…

health

Proverbs 3:8
It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.

Proverbs 12:18
There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Jeremiah 33:6
Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.







Lexicon
For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

they
הֵ֭ם (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1992: They

are life
חַיִּ֣ים (ḥay·yîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

to those who find them,
לְמֹצְאֵיהֶ֑ם (lə·mō·ṣə·’ê·hem)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

and health
מַרְפֵּֽא׃ (mar·pê)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4832: Curative, a medicine, a cure, deliverance, placidity

to the whole
וּֽלְכָל־ (ū·lə·ḵāl-)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

body.
בְּשָׂר֥וֹ (bə·śā·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man
(22) For they are life . . .--Comp. 1Timothy 4:8, "Godliness is profitable unto all things, having the promise of the life that now is, (the highest happiness that man can attain to now, peace of mind,) and of that which is to come," the assurance of a joyful resurrection.

Verse 22. - They are life; i.e. they bring life (khayyim; the plural, as usual). Unto those that find them; i.e. to those who by effort get possession of and procure them; the verb matsa, to find, embodying the idea of activity. Health; mar'pe, derived from the root rapha, "to heal" (like riph'uth of Proverbs 3:8, which see), and hence rather "the means of health" than "health," "healing," or, as margin, "medicine," "that which restores to health;" LXX., ἴασις; Vulgate, sanitas. The moral condition is regarded as enfeebled by sickness, from which it may be restored to health and soundness by the words of wisdom. The effect of these, however, is not only to restore to health, but to maintain in health. Their tendency is to promote "a sound mind in a sound body." To their flesh; literally, to his flesh; the singular, b'saro, being used instead of the plural, which we should have expected, because what is said applies to each one of those who receive the precepts of wisdom. The all implies the completeness of the restoration; it is not confined to one part, but pervades the whole body. 4:14-27 The way of evil men may seem pleasant, and the nearest way to compass some end; but it is an evil way, and will end ill; if thou love thy God and thy soul, avoid it. It is not said, Keep at a due distance, but at a great distance; never think you can get far enough from it. The way of the righteous is light; Christ is their Way, and he is the Light. The saints will not be perfect till they reach heaven, but there they shall shine as the sun in his strength. The way of sin is as darkness. The way of the wicked is dark, therefore dangerous; they fall into sin, but know not how to avoid it. They fall into trouble, but never seek to know wherefore God contends with them, nor what will be in the end of it. This is the way we are bid to shun. Attentive hearing the word of God, is a good sign of a work of grace begun in the heart, and a good means of carrying it on. There is in the word of God a proper remedy for all diseases of the soul. Keep thy heart with all diligence. We must set a strict guard upon our souls; keep our hearts from doing hurt, and getting hurt. A good reason is given; because out of it are the issues of life. Above all, we should seek from the Lord Jesus that living water, the sanctifying Spirit, issuing forth unto everlasting life. Thus we shall be enabled to put away a froward mouth and perverse lips; our eyes will be turned from beholding vanity, looking straight forward, and walking by the rule of God's word, treading in the steps of our Lord and Master. Lord, forgive the past, and enable us to follow thee more closely for the time to come.
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