Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, But the stomach of the wicked is in need.

King James Version

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.

Holman Bible

A righteous man eats until he is satisfied,
but the stomach of the wicked is empty.

International Standard Version

A righteous person eats to his heart's content, but the stomach of the wicked remains hungry.

A Conservative Version

A righteous man eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked shall want.

American Standard Version

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul; But the belly of the wicked shall want.

Amplified

The [uncompromisingly] righteous eats to his own satisfaction, but the stomach of the wicked is in want.

Bible in Basic English

The upright man has food to the full measure of his desire, but there will be no food for the stomach of evil-doers.

Darby Translation

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul; but the belly of the wicked shall want.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The righteous eats until his soul is satisfied, but the belly of the wicked shall lack.

Julia Smith Translation

The just one ate to fill his soul: and the belly of the unjust shall want

King James 2000

The righteous eats to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall go hungry.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The righteous eats to satisfy his life, but the belly of the wicked will lack.

Modern King James verseion

The righteous eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked shall lack.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteous eateth, and is satisfied; but the belly of the ungodly hath never enough.

NET Bible

The righteous has enough food to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked lacks food.

New Heart English Bible

The righteous one eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked goes hungry.

The Emphasized Bible

The righteous, eateth to satisfy his appetite, but, the belly of the lawless, shall want.

Webster

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.

World English Bible

The righteous one eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked goes hungry.

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteous is eating to the satiety of his soul, And the belly of the wicked lacketh!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

to the satisfying
שׂבע 
Soba` 
Usage: 8

of his soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

but the belly
בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

24 He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently. 25 The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, But the stomach of the wicked is in need.



Cross References

Psalm 34:10

The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.

Proverbs 10:3

The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger, in thirst, in nakedness, and in the lack of all things; and He will put an iron yoke on your neck until He has destroyed you.

Deuteronomy 32:24

'They will be wasted by famine, and consumed by plague And bitter destruction; And the teeth of beasts I will send upon them, With the venom of crawling things of the dust.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in the LORD and do good; Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.

Psalm 37:18-19

The LORD knows the days of the blameless, And their inheritance will be forever.

Proverbs 6:11

Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man.

Proverbs 24:34

Then your poverty will come as a robber And your want like an armed man.

Isaiah 65:13-14

Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, My servants will eat, but you will be hungry Behold, My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty Behold, My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.

2 Thessalonians 3:10

For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.

1 Timothy 4:8

for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

Hebrews 13:5

Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, "I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU,"

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