American Standard Version
The wicked earneth deceitful wages; But he that soweth righteousness hath a sure reward.
King James Bible
The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.
Darby Bible Translation
The wicked worketh a deceitful work; but he that soweth righteousness hath a sure reward.
World English Bible
Wicked people earn deceitful wages, but one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
Young's Literal Translation
The wicked is getting a lying wage, And whoso is sowing righteousness -- a true reward.
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CommentaryProverbs 11:18 Parallel Commentaries
A sermon (No. 642) delivered on Sunday morning, July 30, 1865, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it."--Proverbs 11:26. If I dared, I should always preach upon the comfortable promises and gracious doctrines of God's Word. I find it most delightful and easy work to expatiate upon those themes of revelation which abound in sweetness, and are full of savor and preciousness …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
To Win Souls Requires Wisdom.
The Controversy Ended
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
He that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal; that he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together.
For he that soweth unto his own flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth unto the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap eternal life.
And let us not be weary in well-doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace for them that make peace.
And God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty.
The labor of the righteous tendeth to life; The increase of the wicked, to sin.
Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to kindness; break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek Jehovah, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.
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