Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

He enlarging the soul shall excite strife: and he trusting upon Jehovah shall he made fat

New American Standard Bible

An arrogant man stirs up strife, But he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.

King James Version

He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.

Holman Bible

A greedy person provokes conflict,
but whoever trusts in the Lord will prosper.

International Standard Version

An arrogant man stirs up dissension, but anyone who trusts in the LORD prospers.

A Conservative Version

He who is of a greedy spirit stirs up strife, but he who puts his trust in LORD shall be made fat.

American Standard Version

He that is of a greedy spirit stirreth up strife; But he that putteth his trust in Jehovah shall be made fat.

Amplified

He who is of a greedy spirit stirs up strife, but he who puts his trust in the Lord shall be enriched and blessed.

Bible in Basic English

He who is ever desiring profit is a cause of fighting; but he who puts his faith in the Lord will be made fat.

Darby Translation

He that is puffed up in soul exciteth contention; but he that relieth upon Jehovah shall be made fat.

King James 2000

He that is of a proud heart stirs up strife: but he that puts his trust in the LORD shall be prospered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The {greedy person} will stir up strife, but he who trusts in Yahweh will be enriched.

Modern King James verseion

He who is of a proud heart stirs up fighting; but he who puts his trust in Jehovah shall be made fat.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that is of a proud stomach, stirreth up strife; but he that putteth his trust in the LORD, shall be well fed.

NET Bible

The greedy person stirs up dissension, but the one who trusts in the Lord will prosper.

New Heart English Bible

One who is greedy stirs up strife; but one who trusts in the LORD will prosper.

The Emphasized Bible

The ambitious in soul, stirreth up strife, but, he that trusteth in Yahweh, shall be enriched.

Webster

He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.

World English Bible

One who is greedy stirs up strife; but one who trusts in Yahweh will prosper.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is proud in soul stirreth up contention, And whoso is trusting on Jehovah is made fat.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He that is of a proud
רחב 
Rachab 
Usage: 20

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

גּרה 
Garah 
Usage: 14

מדון 
Madown 
Usage: 11

בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

in the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

All About Life

24 He stripping his father and his mother, and saying, No transgression; is companion to a man destroying. 25 He enlarging the soul shall excite strife: and he trusting upon Jehovah shall he made fat 26 He trusting in his heart is foolish: and he going in wisdom shall be delivered.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:25

The soul of blessing shall be made fat: also he watering, shall himself drink to the full.

Proverbs 15:18

A man of wrath will excite strife: and he slow to anger will appease contention.

Proverbs 13:4

The soul of the slothful one desiring, and nothing: and the soul of the active shall be made fat

1 Timothy 6:6

But devotion with contentment is great gain.

Psalm 84:12

O Jehovah of armies, happy the man trusting in thee.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred will excite strifes: and love will cover over all transgressions.

Proverbs 13:10

Only by pride contention will be given: but with those being advised, wisdom.

Proverbs 15:30

From the light of the eyes the heart will rejoice: and a good report will fatten the bones.

Proverbs 21:24

Proud, arrogant, mocking, is his name doing in the wrath of pride.

Proverbs 22:10

Cast out him mocking, and strife shall go out, and contention shall cease and dishonor.

Proverbs 29:22

A man of anger will excite strife, and the possessor of wrath increased transgression.

Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man will give a snare: and he trusting in Jehovah shall be exalted.

Isaiah 58:11

And Jehovah led thee continually, and he satisfied thy soul in dry places, and he will make thy bones strong: and thou wed as a watered garden, and as a spring of water which its waters shall not deceive.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed the man who shall trust in Jehovah, and his trust was Jehovah.

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