Proverbs 28:19



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

International Standard Version

Whoever works his farmland will have abundant food, but whoever chases fantasies will become very poor.

A Conservative Version

He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who follows after vanity shall have poverty enough.

American Standard Version

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread; But he that followeth after vain persons'shall have poverty enough.

Amplified

He who cultivates his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless people and pursuits will have poverty enough.

Bible in Basic English

By ploughing his land a man will have bread in full measure; but he who goes after good-for-nothing persons will be poor enough.

Darby Translation

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless shall have poverty enough.

Holman Bible

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that tills his land shall be filled with bread, but he that follows after vain persons shall be filled with poverty.

Julia Smith Translation

He working his land shall be filled with bread: and he pursuing the vain shall be filled with poverty.

King James 2000

He that tills his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that follows after worthless pursuits shall have poverty enough.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who tills his ground will have plenty bread, but he who follows fantasies will have plenty [of] poverty.

Modern King James verseion

He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he pursuing vanities shall have poverty enough.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that tilleth his land, shall have plenteousness of bread; but he that followeth idleness, shall have poverty enough.

NET Bible

The one who works his land will be satisfied with food, but whoever chases daydreams will have his fill of poverty.

New Heart English Bible

One who works his land will have an abundance of food; but one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.

New simplified Bible

He who tills his land will have plenty of bread. He who follows after vain persons will have poverty.

The Emphasized Bible

He that tilleth his ground, shall have plenty of bread, but, he that pursueth empty-heads, shall have plenty of poverty.

Webster

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

World English Bible

One who works his land will have an abundance of food; but one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is tilling his ground is satisfied with bread, And whoso is pursuing vanity, Is filled with poverty.

Interlinear

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

אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

of bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

but he that followeth
רדף 
Radaph 
Usage: 143

רק ריק 
Reyq 
Usage: 14

Context Readings

All About Life

18 He who walks blamelessly will be delivered, But he who is crooked will fall all at once. 19 He who tills his land will have plenty of food, But he who follows empty pursuits will have poverty in plenty. 20 A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:11

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

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.

Proverbs 13:20

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

Proverbs 14:4

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

Proverbs 23:20-21

Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat;

Proverbs 27:23-27

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

Luke 15:12-17

"The younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me the share of the estate that falls to me ' So he divided his wealth between them.



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