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Proverbs 13:14 DBY

14 The teaching of the wise [man] is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.

Study tools for Proverbs 13:14

  • a 13:1 - Some read '... son [is the fruit of] his. ...'
  • b 13:2 - Or 'the desire of the faithless is violence.'
  • c 13:10 - Or 'Only by pride cometh.'
  • d 13:13 - i.e. held accountable. Others render 'destroyeth himself.'
  • e 13:15 - Or 'Good sense:' Sachal, as ch. 1.3.
  • f 13:15 - Or 'rugged.'
  • g 13:18 - Properly 'keeps' or 'observe' so ch. 15.5.
  • h 13:20 - Or 'shall smart for it.'
  • i 13:23 - Or 'indigent,' as ver. 8.
  • j 13:23 - Or 'that is destroyed through injustice.'
  • k 13:24 - Lit. 'seeketh him earnestly (or 'early') with discipline.'