New Living Translation
My experience shows that those who plant trouble and cultivate evil will harvest the same.
King James Bible
Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.
Darby Bible Translation
Even as I have seen, they that plough iniquity and sow mischief, reap the same.
World English Bible
According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity, and sow trouble, reap the same.
Young's Literal Translation
As I have seen -- ploughers of iniquity, And sowers of misery, reap it!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:8 Even - As thou hast never seen any example of a righteous man cut off, so I have seen many of wicked men cut off for their wickedness. They - They that designedly work wickedness, first preparing themselves for it, and then continuing to execute it, as husbandmen first plow the ground, and then cast in the feed. Reap - The fruit of their iniquity, the just punishment of it.
LibraryThe Difference Between Union and Rapture. What Rapture Is. The Blessing it is to the Soul. The Effects of It.
1. I wish I could explain, with the help of God, wherein union differs from rapture, or from transport, or from flight of the spirit, as they speak, or from a trance, which are all one.  I mean, that all these are only different names for that one and the same thing, which is also called ecstasy.  It is more excellent than union, the fruits of it are much greater, and its other operations more manifold; for union is uniform in the beginning, the middle, and the end, and is so also interiorly. …
Teresa of Avila—The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus
God Far Above Creatures. Job 4:17-21.
What is Meant by "Altogether Lovely"
Whether Every Punishment is Inflicted for a Sin?
Don't be misled--you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant.
Those who live only to satisfy their own sinful nature will harvest decay and death from that sinful nature. But those who live to please the Spirit will harvest everlasting life from the Spirit.
Let them no longer fool themselves by trusting in empty riches, for emptiness will be their only reward.
They conceive trouble and give birth to evil. Their womb produces deceit."
They dig a deep pit to trap others, then fall into it themselves.
Therefore, they must eat the bitter fruit of living their own way, choking on their own schemes.
Those who plant injustice will harvest disaster, and their reign of terror will come to an end.
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