New Living Translation
A poor person's farm may produce much food, but injustice sweeps it all away.
King James Bible
Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.
Darby Bible Translation
Much food is in the tillage of the poor; but there is that is lost for want of judgment.
World English Bible
An abundance of food is in poor people's fields, but injustice sweeps it away.
Young's Literal Translation
Abundance of food -- the tillage of the poor, And substance is consumed without judgment.
Proverbs 13:23 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:23 The poor - Poor persons by their diligent labours, and God's blessing often grow rich. Destroyed - Or, consumed, brought to poverty, for want of discretion.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
They must lead it down to a valley that has not been plowed or planted and that has a stream running through it. There in the valley they must break the young cow's neck.
A hard worker has plenty of food, but a person who chases fantasies has no sense.
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