Proverbs 12:11



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who pursues worthless things lacks sense.

King James Version

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.

International Standard Version

Whoever tills his soil will have a lot to eat, but anyone who pursues fantasies lacks sense.

A Conservative Version

He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who pursues vanities is void of understanding.

American Standard Version

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread; But he that followeth after vain persons is void of understanding.

Amplified

He who tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits is lacking in sense and is without understanding.

Bible in Basic English

He who does work on his land will not be short of bread; but he who goes after foolish men is without sense.

Darby Translation

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.

Holman Bible

The one who works his land will have plenty of food, but whoever chases fantasies lacks sense.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.

Julia Smith Translation

He working his earth shall be filled with bread: and he pursuing vain things wanted heart.

King James 2000

He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who works his land will have plenty of food, but he who follows worthless things lacks {sense}.

Modern King James verseion

He who tills his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he who follows vanities lacks heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that tilleth his land, shall have plenteousness of bread; but he that followeth idleness, is a very fool.

NET Bible

The one who works his field will have plenty of food, but whoever chases daydreams lacks wisdom.

New Heart English Bible

He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who chases fantasies is void of understanding.

New simplified Bible

He who tills his land will have plenty of bread. He who follows worthless people lacks sense.

The Emphasized Bible

He that tilleth his land, shall be filled with food, but, he that runneth after worthless men, lacketh sense.

Webster

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.

World English Bible

He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who chases fantasies is void of understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is tilling the ground is satisfied with bread, And whoso is pursuing vanities is lacking heart,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

with bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

but he that followeth
רדף 
Radaph 
Usage: 143

רק ריק 
Reyq 
Usage: 14

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Proverbs 12:11

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

10 A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel. 11 He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who pursues worthless things lacks sense. 12 The wicked man desires the booty of evil men, But the root of the righteous yields fruit.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:19

He who tills his land will have plenty of food, But he who follows empty pursuits will have poverty in plenty.

Judges 9:4

They gave him seventy pieces of silver from the house of Baal-berith with which Abimelech hired worthless and reckless fellows, and they followed him.

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."

Psalm 26:4

I do not sit with deceitful men, Nor will I go with pretenders.

Psalm 128:2

When you shall eat of the fruit of your hands, You will be happy and it will be well with you.

Proverbs 1:10-19

My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.

Proverbs 4:14-15

Do not enter the path of the wicked And do not proceed in the way of evil men.

Proverbs 6:32

The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.

Proverbs 7:7

And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense,

Proverbs 9:6

"Forsake your folly and live, And proceed in the way of understanding."

Proverbs 9:13

The woman of folly is boisterous, She is naive and knows nothing.

Proverbs 9:16

"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here," And to him who lacks understanding she says,

Proverbs 13:20

He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Proverbs 13:23

Abundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor, But it is swept away by injustice.

Proverbs 14:4

Where no oxen are, the manger is clean, But much revenue comes by the strength of the ox.

Proverbs 14:23

In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty.

Proverbs 27:27

And there will be goats' milk enough for your food, For the food of your household, And sustenance for your maidens.

Jonah 2:8

"Those who regard vain idols Forsake their faithfulness,

Ephesians 4:28

He who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need.

1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,

2 Thessalonians 3:8

nor did we eat anyone's bread without paying for it, but with labor and hardship we kept working night and day so that we would not be a burden to any of you;

Titus 1:10-11

For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,



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