Proverbs 13:23



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.

Holman Bible

The field of the poor yields abundant food, but without justice, it is swept away.

International Standard Version

The field of the poor may produce much food, but it can be swept away through injustice.

A Conservative Version

Much food [is in] the tillage of the poor, but there is [that is] consumed because of injustice.

American Standard Version

Much food is in the tillage of the poor; But there is that is destroyed by reason of injustice.

Amplified

Much food is in the tilled land of the poor, but there are those who are destroyed because of injustice.

Bible in Basic English

There is much food in the ploughed land of the poor; but it is taken away by wrongdoing.

Darby Translation

Much food is in the tillage of the poor; but there is that is lost for want of judgment.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In the fallow ground of the poor there is much bread, but it is lost for lack of judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

Much food to the fallow ground of the poor: and in no judgment there is destroying

King James 2000

Much food is in the fallow ground of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for lack of justice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[There is] much food [in] the field of the poor, but {it is swept away} by {injustice}.

Modern King James verseion

Much food is in the plowed ground of the poor, but when there is no justice, it is swept away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is plenteousness of food in the fields of the poor; and shall be increased out of measure.

NET Bible

There is abundant food in the field of the poor, but it is swept away by injustice.

New Heart English Bible

An abundance of food is in poor people's fields, but injustice sweeps it away.

New simplified Bible

Abundant foods is in the fallow ground of the poor. There is waste because of a lack of justice.

The Emphasized Bible

Much food, is in the fallow ground of the poor, but there is that is swept away, for want of justice.

Webster

Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.

World English Bible

An abundance of food is in poor people's fields, but injustice sweeps it away.

Youngs Literal Translation

Abundance of food -- the tillage of the poor, And substance is consumed without judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רב 
Rob 
Usage: 153

אכל 
'okel 
Usage: 44

is in the tillage
נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 4

of the poor
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

but there is
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is , be , have , there ,
Usage: 135

ספה 
Caphah 
Usage: 20


Usage: 0

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous. 23 Abundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor, But it is swept away by injustice. 24 He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:11

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

Psalm 112:5

It is well with the man who is gracious and lends; He will maintain his cause in judgment.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

Proverbs 11:5-6

The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.

Proverbs 12:14

A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man's hands will return to him.

Proverbs 27:18

He who tends the fig tree will eat its fruit, And he who cares for his master will be honored.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Know well the condition of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds;

Proverbs 28:19

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

Ecclesiastes 5:9

After all, a king who cultivates the field is an advantage to the land.

Ecclesiastes 8:5-6

He who keeps a royal command experiences no trouble, for a wise heart knows the proper time and procedure.

Jeremiah 8:7-10

"Even the stork in the sky Knows her seasons; And the turtledove and the swift and the thrush Observe the time of their migration; But My people do not know The ordinance of the LORD.



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