New International Version
Righteousness guards the person of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
King James Bible
Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
Darby Bible Translation
Righteousness preserveth him that is perfect in the way; but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
World English Bible
Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
Young's Literal Translation
Righteousness keepeth him who is perfect in the way, And wickedness overthroweth a sin offering.
Proverbs 13:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The soul of the sluggard desireth and hath nothing - We often hear many religious people expressing a desire to have more of the Divine life, and yet never get forward in it. How is this? The reason is, they desire, but do not stir themselves up to lay hold upon the Lord. They are always learning, but never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. They seek to enter in at the strait gate, but are not able, because they do not strive.
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
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit
Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD.
The way of the LORD is a refuge for the blameless, but it is the ruin of those who do evil.
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse, but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.
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