Proverbs 21:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
Whoever strays from the path of prudence comes to rest in the company of the dead.

New Living Translation
The person who strays from common sense will end up in the company of the dead.

English Standard Version
One who wanders from the way of good sense will rest in the assembly of the dead.

Berean Study Bible
The man who strays from the path of understanding will rest in the assembly of the dead.

New American Standard Bible
A person who wanders from the way of understanding Will rest in the assembly of the dead.

NASB 1995
A man who wanders from the way of understanding Will rest in the assembly of the dead.

NASB 1977
A man who wanders from the way of understanding Will rest in the assembly of the dead.

Amplified Bible
A man who wanders from the way of understanding (godly wisdom) Will remain in the assembly of the dead.

Christian Standard Bible
The person who strays from the way of prudence will come to rest in the assembly of the departed spirits.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The man who strays from the way of wisdom will come to rest in the assembly of the departed spirits.

Contemporary English Version
If you stop using good sense, you will find yourself in the grave.

Good News Translation
Death is waiting for anyone who wanders away from good sense.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A person who wanders from the way of wise behavior will rest in the assembly of the dead.

International Standard Version
Whoever wanders from the path of understanding will end up where the dead are gathered.

NET Bible
The one who wanders from the way of wisdom will end up in the company of the departed.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

New King James Version
A man who wanders from the way of understanding Will rest in the assembly of the dead.

King James 2000 Bible
The man that wanders out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

New Heart English Bible
The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of the dead.

World English Bible
The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of the dead.

American King James Version
The man that wanders out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

American Standard Version
The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding Shall rest in the assembly of the dead.

A Faithful Version
The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Darby Bible Translation
The man that wandereth out of the way of wisdom shall abide in the congregation of the dead.

English Revised Version
The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall rest in the congregation of the dead.

Webster's Bible Translation
The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
A man that wandreth out of the way of wisdome, shall remaine in the congregation of the dead.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The man that wandereth out of the way of wysdome, shall remaine in the congregation of the dead.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The man that wandreth out of the waye of wysdome, shal remayne in the cogregacion of ye deed.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A man who is wandering from the way of understanding, "" Rests in an assembly of Rephaim.

Young's Literal Translation
A man who is wandering from the way of understanding, In an assembly of Rephaim resteth.

Smith's Literal Translation
A man wandering from the way of understanding shall rest in the convocation of the shades.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
A man that shall wander out of the way of doctrine, shall abide in the company of the giants.

Catholic Public Domain Version
A man who wanders astray from the way of doctrine will linger in the company of the giants.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
A son of man that strays from the way of understanding will descend with the children of the Earth.

Lamsa Bible
The man who wanders from the way of understanding shall lie in the congregation of the dead.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
The man that strayeth out of the way of understanding Shall rest in the congregation of the shades.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A man that wanders out of the way of righteousness, shall rest in the congregation of giants.









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