New American Standard Bible
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.
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.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Wisdom - literally, as in the margin, to gain a "heart," i. e., the higher faculties both of reason and feeling, is identical with gaining wisdom, i. e., the faculty which seeks and finds.
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(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some …
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