Proverbs 16:17
Text Analysis
4546 [e]מְסִלַּ֣ת
The highwayN-fsc
3477 [e]יְ֭שָׁרִים
of the uprightAdj-mp
5493 [e]ס֣וּר
[is] to departV-Qal-Inf
7451 [e]מֵרָ֑ע
from evilPrep-m | Adj-ms
8104 [e]שֹׁמֵ֥ר
5315 [e]נַ֝פְשׁ֗וֹ
his soulN-fsc | 3ms
5341 [e]נֹצֵ֥ר
He who keepsV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1870 [e]דַּרְכּֽוֹ׃
his wayN-csc | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 16:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מְסִלַּ֣ת יְ֭שָׁרִים ס֣וּר מֵרָ֑ע שֹׁמֵ֥ר נַ֝פְשֹׁ֗ו נֹצֵ֥ר דַּרְכֹּֽו׃

משלי 16:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מסלת ישרים סור מרע שמר נפשו נצר דרכו׃

משלי 16:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מסלת ישרים סור מרע שמר נפשו נצר דרכו׃

משלי 16:17 Hebrew Bible
מסלת ישרים סור מרע שמר נפשו נצר דרכו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

King James Bible
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The highway of the upright avoids evil; the one who guards his way protects his life.
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