New International Version
The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.
King James Bible
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.
Darby Bible Translation
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul; but the belly of the wicked shall want.
World English Bible
The righteous one eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked goes hungry.
Young's Literal Translation
The righteous is eating to the satiety of his soul, And the belly of the wicked lacketh!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To the satisfying of his soul - His desires are all moderate; he is contented with his circumstances, and is pleased with the lot which God is pleased to send. The wicked, though he use all shifts and expedients to acquire earthly good, not sticking even at rapine and wrong, is frequently in real want, and always dissatisfied with his portion. A contented mind is a continual feast. At such feasts he eats not.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Tillage of the Poor
'Much food is in the tillage of the poor.'--PROVERBS xiii. 23. Palestine was a land of small peasant proprietors, and the institution of the Jubilee was intended to prevent the acquisition of large estates by any Israelite. The consequence, as intended, was a level of modest prosperity. It was 'the tillage of the poor,' the careful, diligent husbandry of the man who had only a little patch of land to look after, that filled the storehouses of the Holy Land. Hence the proverb of our text arose. It …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Song of the Redeemed
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After he had spent everything, there was a severe famine in that whole country, and he began to be in need.
The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.
who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
I will bless her with abundant provisions; her poor I will satisfy with food.
The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame, but whoever heeds correction is honored.
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