Proverbs 19:8
Modern Translations
New International Version
The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.

New Living Translation
To acquire wisdom is to love yourself; people who cherish understanding will prosper.

English Standard Version
Whoever gets sense loves his own soul; he who keeps understanding will discover good.

Berean Study Bible
He who acquires wisdom loves himself; one who safeguards understanding will find success.

New American Standard Bible
One who gets wisdom loves his own soul; One who keeps understanding will find good.

NASB 1995
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.

NASB 1977
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.

Amplified Bible
He who gains wisdom and good sense loves (preserves) his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good and prosper.

Christian Standard Bible
The one who acquires good sense loves himself; one who safeguards understanding finds success.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who acquires good sense loves himself; one who safeguards understanding finds success.

Contemporary English Version
Do yourself a favor by having good sense--you will be glad you did.

Good News Translation
Do yourself a favor and learn all you can; then remember what you learn and you will prosper.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A person who gains sense loves himself. One who guards understanding finds something good.

International Standard Version
Whoever obtains wisdom loves himself, and whoever treasures understanding will prosper.

NET Bible
The one who acquires wisdom loves himself; the one who preserves understanding will prosper.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

New King James Version
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.

King James 2000 Bible
He that gets wisdom loves his own soul: he that keeps understanding shall find good.

New Heart English Bible
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.

World English Bible
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.

American King James Version
He that gets wisdom loves his own soul: he that keeps understanding shall find good.

American Standard Version
He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: He that keepeth understanding shall find good.

A Faithful Version
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who keeps understanding shall find good.

Darby Bible Translation
He that getteth sense loveth his own soul; he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

English Revised Version
He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
He that possesseth vnderstanding, loueth his owne soule, and keepeth wisdome to finde goodnesse.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
He that is wise loueth his owne soule, and kepeth vnderstanding, that he may prosper.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
He that is wyse, loueth his owne soule: and who so hath vnderstondinge, shal prospere.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Whoever is getting heart is loving his soul, "" He is keeping understanding to find good.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is getting heart is loving his soul, He is keeping understanding to find good.

Smith's Literal Translation
He obtaining a heart loved his soul: he watched understanding to find good.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But he that possesseth a mind, loveth his own soul, and he that keepeth prudence shall find good things.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But whoever possesses reason loves his own soul. And one who guards prudence shall discover good things.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
He that gets wisdom loves his soul; he that keeps the faith finds good.

Lamsa Bible
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who keeps faithfulness shall find good.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul; He that keepeth understanding shall find good.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He that procures wisdom loves himself; and he that keeps wisdom shall find good.








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