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Proverbs 21:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding Shall rest in the assembly of the dead.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— A man who wanders from the way of understanding Will rest in the assembly of the dead.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The man that wandereth out of the way of wisdom shall abide in the congregation of the dead.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The man who wandereth from the way of discretion, in the gathered host of the shades, shall settle down.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— A man who is wandering from the way of understanding, In an assembly of Rephaim resteth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— A man that shall wander out of the way of doctrine, shall abide in the company of the giants.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The man that wandreth out of the way of vnderstanding, shall remaine in the congregation of the dead.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— A man that wanders out of the way of righteousness, shall rest in the congregation of giants.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The man 120
{0120} Prime
From H0119; ruddy, that is, a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.).
that wandereth 8582
{8582} Prime
A primitive root; to vacillate, that is, reel or stray (literally or figuratively); also causatively of both.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
out of the way 1870
{1870} Prime
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of understanding 7919
{7919} Prime
A primitive root; to be (causeatively make or act) circumspect and hence intelligent.
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
shall remain 5117
{5117} Prime
A primitive root; to rest, that is, settle down; used in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, intransitively, transitively and causatively (to dwell, stay, let fall, place, let alone, withdraw, give comfort, etc.).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in the congregation 6951
{6951} Prime
From H6950; assemblage (usually concretely).
of the dead. 7496
{7496} Prime
From H7495 in the sense of H7503; properly lax, that is, (figuratively) a ghost (as dead; in plural only).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 21:16

_ _ the way of understanding — (Compare Proverbs 12:26; Proverbs 14:22).

_ _ remain — that is, rest as at a journey’s end; death will be his unchanging home.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

Proverbs 21:16

_ _ Here is, 1. The sinner upon his ramble: He wanders out of the way of understanding, and when once he has left that good way he wanders endlessly. The way of religion is the way of understanding; those that are not truly pious are not truly intelligent; those that wander out of this way break the hedge which God has set, and follow the conduct of the world and the flesh; and they go astray like lost sheep. 2. The sinner at his rest, or rather his ruin: He shall remain (quiescethe shall rest, but not in pacein peace) in the congregation of the giants, the sinners of the old world, that were swept away by the deluge; to that destruction the damnation of sinners is compared, as sometimes to the destruction of Sodom, when they are said to have their portion in fire and brimstone. Or in the congregation of the damned, that are under the power of the second death. There is a vast congregation of damned sinners, bound in bundles for the fire, and in that those shall remain, remain for ever, who are shut out from the congregation of the righteous. He that forsakes the way to heaven, if he return not to it, will certainly sink into the depths of hell.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 21:16

Shall remain — Shall, without repentance, be condemned to eternal death.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Psalms 125:5 As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: [but] peace [shall be] upon Israel.
Zephaniah 1:6 And them that are turned back from the LORD; and [those] that have not sought the LORD, nor enquired for him.
John 3:19-20 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. ... For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
Hebrews 6:4-6 For [it is] impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, ... If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put [him] to an open shame.
Hebrews 10:26-27 For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins, ... But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.
Hebrews 10:38 Now the just shall live by faith: but if [any man] draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
2 Peter 2:21-22 For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known [it], to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them. ... But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog [is] turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
1 John 2:19 They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would [no doubt] have continued with us: but [they went out], that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.


Proverbs 2:18-19 For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead. ... None that go unto her return again, neither take they hold of the paths of life.
Proverbs 7:26-27 For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong [men] have been slain by her. ... Her house [is] the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.
Proverbs 9:18 But he knoweth not that the dead [are] there; [and that] her guests [are] in the depths of hell.
Ephesians 2:1 And you [hath he quickened], who were dead in trespasses and sins;
Jude 1:12 These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds [they are] without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;
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Who are members of the congregation of the dead and synagogue of Satan.Rev.2;9,3;9, Those who believe the father of lies in Rev. 12;12-13.Who came to decieved the whole world rev.12;9. How ?!through catholic, protectant religious dogma and propaganda.Inoculated and cultivated from childhood as Elohim true. Psa.58;1-4, Prov.27;17., The aramaic english new testament.
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