17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives.

Read Proverbs 16:17 Using Other Translations

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
The highway of the upright turns aside from evil; whoever guards his way preserves his life.
The path of the virtuous leads away from evil; whoever follows that path is safe.