New International Version
Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die.
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
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Into a deep sleep - תרדמה tardemah, the same into which Adam was thrown, before Eve was taken from his side. Sloth renders a man utterly unconscious of all his interests. Though he has frequently felt hunger, yet he is regardless that his continual slothfulness must necessarily plunge him into more sufferings.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he that despiseth
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
The Knowledge of God
"You have answered correctly," Jesus replied. "Do this and you will live."
He replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it."
Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it, but whoever respects a command is rewarded.
The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.
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