Proverbs 12:11
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
A hard worker has plenty of food, but a person who chases fantasies has no sense.

King James Bible
He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.

Darby Bible Translation
He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.

World English Bible
He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who chases fantasies is void of understanding.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is tilling the ground is satisfied with bread, And whoso is pursuing vanities is lacking heart,

Proverbs 12:11 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:11 Tilleth - That employs his time in an honest calling. Vain persons - In an idle course of living.

Proverbs 12:11 Parallel Commentaries

Library
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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