Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye have plowed wickedness, ye have reaped iniquity; ye have eaten the fruit of lies: because thou didst trust in thy way, in the multitude of thy mighty men.
For they have been planting the wind, and their fruit will be the storm; his grain has no stem, it will give no meal, and if it does, a strange nation will take it.
What I have seen is that those by whom trouble has been ploughed, and evil planted, get the same for themselves.
By planting the seed of evil a man will get in the grain of sorrow, and the rod of his wrath will be broken.
Be not tricked; God is not made sport of: for whatever seed a man puts in, that will he get back as grain.
So the fruit of their way will be their food, and with the designs of their hearts they will be made full.
True lips are certain for ever, but a false tongue is only for a minute.
With the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be full; the produce of his lips will be his in full measure.
A false witness will not go without punishment, and the breather out of deceit will not go free.
See, this is the man who did not make God his strength, but had faith in his goods and his property, and made himself
Have no faith in the rewards of evil-doing, or in profits wrongly made: if your wealth is increased, do not put your hopes on it.
A king's salvation is not in the power of his army; a strong man does not get free by his great strength.
And again I saw under the sun that the reward goes not to him who is quick, or the fruits of war to the strong; and there is no bread for the wise, or wealth for men of learning, or respect for those who have knowledge; but time and chance come to all.