17 Whoever heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.

Other Translations of Proverbs 10:17

King James Version

17 He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth. erreth: or, causeth to err

English Standard Version

17 Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray.

The Message

17 The road to life is a disciplined life; ignore correction and you're lost for good.

New King James Version

17 He who keeps instruction is in the way of life, But he who refuses correction goes astray.

New Living Translation

17 People who accept discipline are on the pathway to life, but those who ignore correction will go astray.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 10:17

Commentary on Proverbs 10:17

(Read Proverbs 10:17)

The traveller that has missed his way, and cannot bear to be told of it, and to be shown the right way, must err still.