Parallel Verses

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.

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


An arrogant and greedy man stirs up strife,
But he who trusts in the Lord will be blessed and prosper.

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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 Whosoever robs his father or his mother, and says, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer. 25 He that is of a proud heart stirs up strife: but he that puts his trust in the LORD shall be prospered. 26 He that trusts in his own heart is a fool: but whosoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:25

The liberal soul shall be made rich: and he that waters shall be watered also himself.

Proverbs 15:18

A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger quiets strife.

Proverbs 13:4

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

1 Timothy 6:6

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Psalm 84:12

O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusts in you.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up strife: but love covers all sins.

Proverbs 13:10

Only by pride comes strife: but with the well advised is wisdom.

Proverbs 15:30

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart: and a good report makes the bones healthy.

Proverbs 21:24

Proud and haughty scoffer is his name, who deals in arrogant pride.

Proverbs 22:10

Cast out the scoffer, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.

Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man brings a snare: but whosoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

Isaiah 58:11

And the LORD shall guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in drought, and strengthen your bones: and you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.

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