Parallel Verses

King James 2000

The thoughts of the diligent lead only to plenty; but of everyone that is hasty, only to want.

New American Standard Bible

The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage, But everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty.

King James Version

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

Holman Bible

The plans of the diligent certainly lead to profit,
but anyone who is reckless certainly becomes poor.

International Standard Version

Plans of the persistent surely lead to productivity, but all who are hasty will surely become poor.

A Conservative Version

The thoughts of a diligent man [lead] only to abundance, but everyone who is hasty, only to want.

American Standard Version

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; But every one that is hasty hasteth only to want.

Amplified

The thoughts of the [steadily] diligent tend only to plenteousness, but everyone who is impatient and hasty hastens only to want.

Bible in Basic English

The purposes of the man of industry have their outcome only in wealth; but one who is over-quick in acting will only come to be in need.

Darby Translation

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty, only to want.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness, but of every one that is too hasty, only to want.

Julia Smith Translation

The purposes of the active only to abundance; and every one hastening only to want

Lexham Expanded Bible

The plans of the diligent only [lead] to abundance, but all who are hasty, only to want.

Modern King James verseion

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenty; but the thoughts of everyone who is hasty only to poverty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The devices of one that is diligent, bring plenteousness; but he that is unadvised, cometh to poverty.

NET Bible

The plans of the diligent lead only to plenty, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.

New Heart English Bible

The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.

The Emphasized Bible

The plans of the diligent, tend only to abundance, but, of every one that is urgent, only to want.

Webster

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

World English Bible

The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.

Youngs Literal Translation

The purposes of the diligent are only to advantage, And of every hasty one, only to want.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

of the diligent
חרץ חרוּץ 
Charuwts 
Usage: 18

מותר 
Mowthar 
Usage: 3

but of every one that is hasty
אוּץ 
'uwts 
Usage: 10

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

4 A haughty look, a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin. 5 The thoughts of the diligent lead only to plenty; but of everyone that is hasty, only to want. 6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:4

He becomes poor who has a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Proverbs 28:22

He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come upon him.

Proverbs 13:4

The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made rich.

Proverbs 14:29

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalts folly.

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds.

Ephesians 4:28

Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needs.

1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

And that you study to be quiet, and to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;

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