Proverbs 14:27

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

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Proverbs 14:27 in Other Translations

KJV
27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
ESV
27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death.
NLT
27 Fear of the LORD is a life-giving fountain; it offers escape from the snares of death.
MSG
27 The Fear-of-God is a spring of living water so you won't go off drinking from poisoned wells.
CSB
27 The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.

Proverbs 14:27 In-Context

25 A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful.
26 Whoever fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge.
27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death.
28 A large population is a king’s glory, but without subjects a prince is ruined.
29 Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Proverbs 10:11
  • 2. Psalms 18:5; Proverbs 13:14
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