Proverbs 21:5
Good News Translation
Plan carefully and you will have plenty; if you act too quickly, you will never have enough.

Contemporary English Version
If you plan and work hard, you will have plenty; if you hurry to get rich, you will end up poor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The thoughts of the industrious always bring forth abundance: but every sluggard is always in want.

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The thoughts of the industrious always bring forth abundance: but every sluggard is always in want.

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Proverbs 10:4 He that gathereth in the harvest, is a wise son: but he that snorteth in the summer, is the son of confusion.

Proverbs 13:4 The sluggard willeth, and willeth not: but the soul of them that work, shall be made fat.

Proverbs 27:23-27 Be diligent to know the countenance of thy cattle, and consider thy own flocks: . . .

Ephesians 4:28 He that stole, let him now steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have something to give to him that suffereth need.

1 Thessalonians 4:11,12 And that you use your endeavour to be quiet: and that you do your own business and work with your own hands, as we commanded you: and that you walk honestly towards them that are without: and that you want nothing of any man's. . . .

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Proverbs 14:29 He that is patient, is governed with much wisdom: but he that is impatient, exalteth his folly.

Proverbs 20:21 The inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, in the end shall be without a blessing.

Proverbs 28:22 A man that maketh haste to be rich, and envieth others, is ignorant that poverty shall come upon him.

Context
The King's Heart
4Haughtiness of the eyes is the enlarging of the heart: the lamp of the wicked is sin. 5The thoughts of the industrious always bring forth abundance: but every sluggard is always in want.6He that gathereth treasures by a lying tongue, is vain and foolish, and shall stumble upon the snares of death.…
Cross References
Proverbs 10:4
He that gathereth in the harvest, is a wise son: but he that snorteth in the summer, is the son of confusion.

Proverbs 13:4
The sluggard willeth, and willeth not: but the soul of them that work, shall be made fat.

Proverbs 19:2
Where there is no knowledge of the soul, there is no good: and he that is hasty with his feet shall stumble.

Proverbs 28:22
A man that maketh haste to be rich, and envieth others, is ignorant that poverty shall come upon him.

Additional Translations
The plans of the diligent bring plenty, as surely as haste leads to poverty.The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenty; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; But every one that is hasty hasteth only to want.

The thoughts of the diligent [tend] only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty, only to want.

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness: but every one that is hasty hasteth only to want.

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

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

The purposes of the diligent are only to advantage, And of every hasty one, only to want.
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