Proverbs 10:3
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New International Version
The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.

New Living Translation
The LORD will not let the godly go hungry, but he refuses to satisfy the craving of the wicked.

English Standard Version
The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.

King James Bible
The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD will not let the righteous go hungry, but He denies the wicked what they crave.

International Standard Version
The LORD won't cause the righteous to hunger, but he will reject what the wicked crave.

NET Bible
The LORD satisfies the appetite of the righteous, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For Lord Jehovah will not famish the soul of the righteous, but the property of the evil he demolishes.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD will not allow a righteous person to starve, but he intentionally ignores the desires of a wicked person.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish; But He thrusteth away the desire of the wicked.

New American Standard 1977
The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger,
            But He will thrust aside the craving of the wicked.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish, but wickedness shall cast out the wicked.

King James 2000 Bible
The LORD will not allow the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casts away the desire of the wicked.

American King James Version
The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casts away the substance of the wicked.

American Standard Version
Jehovah will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish; But he thrusteth away the desire of the wicked.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord will not afflict the soul of the just with famine, and he will disappoint the deceitful practices of the wicked.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous [man] to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.

English Revised Version
The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he thrusteth away the desire of the wicked.

Webster's Bible Translation
The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.

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

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah causeth not the soul of the righteous to hunger, And the desire of the wicked He thrusteth away.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:1 The comfort of parents much depends on their children; and this suggests to both, motives to their duties. 2,3. Though the righteous may be poor, the Lord will not suffer him to want what is needful for spiritual life. 4. Those who are fervent in spirit, serving the Lord, are likely to be rich in faith, and rich in good works. 5. Here is just blame of those who trifle away opportunities, both for here and for hereafter. 6. Abundance of blessings shall abide on good men; real blessings.
Study Bible
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
2Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death. 3The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked. 4Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.…
Cross References
Matthew 6:33
But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added unto you.

Psalm 34:9
O fear the LORD, you His saints; For to those who fear Him there is no want.

Psalm 34:10
The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.

Psalm 37:25
I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.

Psalm 112:10
The wicked will see it and be vexed, He will gnash his teeth and melt away; The desire of the wicked will perish.

Proverbs 13:25
The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, But the stomach of the wicked is in need.

Proverbs 28:9
He who turns away his ear from listening to the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.

Proverbs 28:25
An arrogant man stirs up strife, But he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.
Treasury of Scripture

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casts away the substance of the wicked.

will

Job 5:20 In famine he shall redeem you from death: and in war from the power …

Psalm 10:14 You have seen it; for you behold mischief and spite, to requite it …

Psalm 33:19 To deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.

Psalm 34:9,10 O fear the LORD, you his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him…

Psalm 37:3,19,25 Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shall you dwell in the land, and …

Isaiah 33:16 He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the munitions …

Matthew 6:30-33 Why, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and …

Luke 12:22-24,31 And he said to his disciples, Therefore I say to you, Take no thought …

Hebrews 13:5,6 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with …

but

Job 20:5-8,20-22,28 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite …

Habakkuk 2:6-8 Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting …

Zephaniah 1:18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them …

the substance of the wicked

Proverbs 14:32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous has …

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