Proverbs 19:8
Parallel Verses
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.

Proverbs 19:8 Parallel
Barnes' 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.

Proverbs 19:8 Parallel Commentaries

How the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(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
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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