New International Version
Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity, and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.
King James Bible
He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.
Darby Bible Translation
He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.
World English Bible
He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is sowing perverseness reapeth sorrow, And the rod of his anger weareth out.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that soweth iniquity - The crop must be according to the seed. If a man sow thistle seed, is it likely he shall reap wheat? If he sow to the flesh, shall he not of the flesh reap destruction?
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the rod of his anger shall fail
LibraryThe Rich and the Poor
Chapel Royal, Whitehall, 1871. Proverbs xxii. 2. "The rich and poor meet together: the Lord is the maker of them all." I have been asked to preach here this afternoon on behalf of the Parochial Mission Women's Fund. I may best describe the object for which I plead, as an attempt to civilise and Christianise the women of the lower classes in the poorer districts of London and other great towns, by means of women of their own class--women, who have gone through the same struggles as they have, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
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As I have observed, those who plow evil and those who sow trouble reap it.
The scepter of the wicked will not remain over the land allotted to the righteous, for then the righteous might use their hands to do evil.
they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes.
"They sow the wind and reap the whirlwind. The stalk has no head; it will produce no flour. Were it to yield grain, foreigners would swallow it up.
But you have planted wickedness, you have reaped evil, you have eaten the fruit of deception. Because you have depended on your own strength and on your many warriors,
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