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Proverbs 2:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, And keep the paths of the righteous.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— That thou mayest walk in the way of good [men], and keep the paths of the righteous.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So you will walk in the way of good men And keep to the paths of the righteous.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— That thou mayest walk in the way of good [men], and keep the paths of the righteous.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— —that thou mayest walk in the way of the good, and keep the paths of the righteous.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— To the end that thou walk in the way of good men, and, the paths of the righteous, that thou observe.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— That thou dost go in the way of the good, And the paths of the righteous dost keep.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— That thou mayst walk in a good way: and mayst keep the paths of the just.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— That thou mayest walke in the way of good men, and keepe the pathes of the righteous.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For had they gone in good paths, they would have found the paths of righteousness easy.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— That thou mayest walk in the way of good [men], and keep the paths of the righteous.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
That x4616
(4616) Complement
לְמַעַן
ma`an
{mah'-an}
From H6030; properly heed, that is, purpose; used only adverbially, on account of (as a motive or an aim), teleologically in order that.
thou mayest walk y3212
[3212] Standard
יָלַך
yalak
{yaw-lak'}
A primitive root (compare H1980); to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively to carry (in various senses).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x1980
(1980) Complement
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
in the way 1870
{1870} Prime
דֶּרֶךְ
derek
{deh'-rek}
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
of good 2896
{2896} Prime
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
[men], and keep 8104
{8104} Prime
שָׁמַר
shamar
{shaw-mar'}
A primitive root; properly to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the paths 734
{0734} Prime
אֹרַח
'orach
{o'-rakh}
From H0732; a well trodden road (literally or figuratively); also a caravan.
of the righteous. 6662
{6662} Prime
צַדִּיק
tsaddiyq
{tsad-deek'}
From H6663; just.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 2:20

_ _ That ... way of good — that is, Such is the object of these warnings.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 2:10-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 2:20

That — This depends upon Proverbs 2:11, and is mentioned as another happy fruit of wisdom.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Psalms 119:63 I [am] a companion of all [them] that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.
Psalms 119:115 Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.
Song of Songs 1:7-8 Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest [thy flock] to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions? ... If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents.
Jeremiah 6:16 Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where [is] the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk [therein].
Hebrews 6:12 That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
3 John 1:11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.
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Ps 119:63, 115. Pv 13:20. So 1:7. Jr 6:16. He 6:12. 3Jn 1:11.

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