Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance and advantage,
But everyone who acts in haste comes surely to poverty.

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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

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 high look, and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, is sin. 5 The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty. 6 Getting treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor for those who seek death.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:4

He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.

Proverbs 28:22

A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him.

Proverbs 13:4

The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, but the desire of the diligent shall be fully satisfied.

Proverbs 14:29

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a quick temper displays folly.

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Know well the state of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds:

Ephesians 4:28

Let him who stole steal no more; but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing that is good, that he may have something to give to him who has need.

1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

and that you make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, even as we instructed you;

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