Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.


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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 [consistently] righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite,
But the stomach of the wicked is in need [of bread].

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.

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.

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 One who spares the rod hates his son, but one who loves him is careful to discipline him. 25 The righteous one eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked goes hungry.



Cross References

Psalm 34:10

The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger, but those who seek Yahweh shall not lack any good thing.

Proverbs 10:3

Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore you shall serve your enemies whom Yahweh shall send against you, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron on your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Deuteronomy 32:24

[They shall be] wasted with hunger, and devoured with burning heat and bitter destruction. I will send the teeth of animals on them, With the poison of crawling things of the dust.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in Yahweh, and do good. Dwell in the land, and enjoy safe pasture.

Psalm 37:16

Better is a little that the righteous has, than the abundance of many wicked.

Psalm 37:18-19

Yahweh knows the days of the perfect. Their inheritance shall be forever.

Proverbs 6:11

so your poverty will come as a robber, and your scarcity as an armed man.

Proverbs 24:34

so your poverty will come as a robber, and your want as an armed man.

Isaiah 65:13-14

Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh, "Behold, my servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry; behold, my servants shall drink, but you shall be thirsty; behold, my servants shall rejoice, but you shall be disappointed;

2 Thessalonians 3:10

For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: "If anyone will not work, neither let him eat."

1 Timothy 4:8

For bodily exercise has some value, but godliness has value in all things, having the promise of the life which is now, and of that which is to come.

Hebrews 13:5

Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have, for he has said, "I will in no way leave you, neither will I in any way forsake you."

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