New American Standard Bible
An arrogant man stirs up strife, But he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.
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.
Darby Bible Translation
He that is puffed up in soul exciteth contention; but he that relieth upon Jehovah shall be made fat.
World English Bible
One who is greedy stirs up strife; but one who trusts in Yahweh will prosper.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is proud in soul stirreth up contention, And whoso is trusting on Jehovah is made fat.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Shall be made fat - He shall enjoy the two-fold blessing of abundance and tranquility (compare Proverbs 11:25).
"He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." Proverbs 28:13. The conditions of obtaining mercy of God are simple and just and reasonable. The Lord does not require us to do some grievous thing in order that we may have the forgiveness of sin. We need not make long and wearisome pilgrimages, or perform painful penances, to commend our souls to the God of heaven or to expiate our transgression; but he that confesseth and forsaketh his sin …
Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.
The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.
The generous man will be prosperous, And he who waters will himself be watered.
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.
He who profits illicitly troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.
The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted.
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