27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death.

Read Proverbs 14:27 Using Other Translations

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death.
Fear of the LORD is a life-giving fountain; it offers escape from the snares of death.