New International Version
I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice,
King James Bible
I lead in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of judgment:
Darby Bible Translation
I walk in the path of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of judgment:
World English Bible
I walk in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of justice;
Young's Literal Translation
In a path of righteousness I cause to walk, In midst of paths of judgment,
Proverbs 8:20 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I lead in the way of righteousness - Nothing but the teaching that comes from God by his word and Spirit can do this.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
lead or walk
'That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance.'--PROVERBS viii. 21. The word here rendered 'substance' is peculiar. Indeed, it is used in a unique construction in this passage. It means 'being' or 'existence,' and seems to have been laid hold of by the Hebrew thinkers, from whom the books commonly called 'the Wisdom Books' come, as one of their almost technical expressions. 'Substance' may be used in our translation in its philosophical meaning as the supposed reality underlying appearances, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Fragrant Spices from the Mountains of Myrrh. "Thou Art all Fair, My Love; There is no Spot in Thee. " --Song of Solomon iv. 7.
Of the Council of Antioch and what was done There against the Holy Meletius.
A String of Pearls
he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name's sake.
Then you will understand what is right and just and fair--every good path.
My fruit is better than fine gold; what I yield surpasses choice silver.
bestowing a rich inheritance on those who love me and making their treasuries full.
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