Proverbs 28:25
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English Standard Version
A greedy man stirs up strife, but the one who trusts in the LORD will be enriched.

King James Bible
He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the 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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that boasteth, and puffeth up himself, stirreth up quarrels: but he that trusteth in the Lord, shall be healed.

English Revised Version
He that is of a greedy spirit stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.

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

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Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

19 He who cultivateth his land is satisfied with bread,

     And he that graspeth after vanities is satisfied with poverty.

A variation of Proverbs 12:11. The pred. here corresponds to its contrast. On רישׁ (here and at Proverbs 31:7), instead of the more frequent ראשׁ, cf. Proverbs 10:4.

Proverbs 28:25 Parallel Commentaries

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that is

Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.

Proverbs 13:10 Only by pride comes contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

Proverbs 15:18 A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.

Proverbs 21:24 Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who deals in proud wrath.

Proverbs 22:10 Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yes, strife and reproach shall cease.

Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.

he that putteth

Psalm 84:12 O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusts in you.

Jeremiah 17:7,8 Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is...

1 Timothy 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.

made

Proverbs 11:25 The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that waters shall be watered also himself.

Proverbs 13:4 The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

Proverbs 15:30 The light of the eyes rejoices the heart: and a good report makes the bones fat.

Isaiah 58:11 And the LORD shall guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in drought, and make fat your bones...

Cross References
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is great gain,

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

Proverbs 11:25
Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.

Proverbs 15:18
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.

Proverbs 15:27
Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.

Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is safe.

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