16 Whoever keeps commandments keeps their life, but whoever shows contempt for their ways will die.

Read Proverbs 19:16 Using Other Translations

He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die.
Whoever keeps the commandment keeps his life; he who despises his ways will die.
Keep the commandments and keep your life; despising them leads to death.