26 Whoever fears the Lord has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge. 27 The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 14:26-27

Commentary on Proverbs 14:26-27

(Read Proverbs 14:26-27)

Those who fear the Lord so as to obey and serve him, have a strong ground of confidence, and will be preserved. Let us seek to this Fountain of life, that we may escape the snares of death.