Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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.

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
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 He who is good will leave an inheritance to {his grandchildren}, and stored up for the righteous [is] the wealth of a sinner. 23 [There is] much food [in] the field of the poor, but {it is swept away} by {injustice}. 24 He who withholds his rod hates his child, but he who loves him {gives him} discipline.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:11

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

Psalm 112:5

[It goes] well [for] a man [who] is gracious and lends, [who] conducts his {business properly}.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, lazy! Consider its ways and be wise.

Proverbs 11:5-6

The righteousness of the blameless will keep his ways straight, but the wicked will fall by his wickedness.

Proverbs 12:14

From the fruit of the mouth of a man, he is filled with good, and the reward of {a man's labor} will return to him.

Proverbs 27:18

He who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who guards his master will be honored.

Proverbs 27:23-27

You will surely know the {condition} of your flock; your heart attends to the herds.

Proverbs 28:19

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

Ecclesiastes 5:9

The produce of the land is exploited by everyone; {even the king profits from the field [of the poor]}!

Ecclesiastes 8:5-6

Whoever obeys [his] command will not suffer disaster. The wise mind knows the [proper] time and the right [procedure].

Jeremiah 8:7-10

Even [the] stork in heaven knows its appointed time, and [the] turtledove, and [the] swallow, and [the] song bird, they observe the time of their coming. But my people do not know the ordinance of Yahweh.

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