Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 uncultivated 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.

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
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, leaveth an inheritance to children's children, but, laid up for the righteous, is the wealth of the sinner. 23 Much food, is in the fallow ground of the poor, but there is that is swept away, for want of justice. 24 He that withholdeth his rod, hateth his son, - but, he that loveth him, carefully correcteth him.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:11

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

Psalm 112:5

Well for a man showing favour and lending! He shall sustain his affairs with justice.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, thou sluggard, observe her ways, and be wise;

Proverbs 11:5-6

The righteousness of the blameless, shall smooth his way, but, by his own lawlessness, shall the lawless one, fall.

Proverbs 12:14

Of the fruit of a man's mouth, shall he be satisfied with good, and, the dealing of the hands of a son of earth, shall be paid back to him.

Proverbs 27:18

He that guardeth the fig-tree, shall eat the fruit thereof, and, he that watcheth over his master, shall he honoured.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Note well, the appearance of thy flock, apply thy mind to thy herds;

Proverbs 28:19

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

Ecclesiastes 5:9

And, the profit of the earth, is, for all, - a king, by the field, is served.

Ecclesiastes 8:5-6

He that observeth the commandment, will not notice a vexatious thing, - and, of time and manner, will the heart of the wise take note.

Jeremiah 8:7-10

Even the stork in the heavens knoweth her appointed times, And the turtle and the swallow and the crane, observe the season for coming; But my people know not the just sentence of Yahweh.

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