New Living Translation
An inheritance obtained too early in life is not a blessing in the end.
King James Bible
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.
Darby Bible Translation
An inheritance obtained hastily at the beginning will not be blessed in the end.
World English Bible
An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.
Young's Literal Translation
An inheritance gotten wrongly at first, Even its latter end is not blessed.
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LibraryPloughing in Canaan.
In Scripture frequent mention is made of the husbandman and his work. Ploughing the land, sowing the seed, reaping the harvest, and winnowing the grain are often referred to. Our picture shows an Eastern husbandman ploughing. How different it is to ploughing in our own land! There is no coulter; and instead of the broad steel plough-share we see a pointed piece of wood. And the long handles with which our labourers guide their ploughs--where are they? The strong horses, too, harnessed one behind …
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If you insult your father or mother, your light will be snuffed out in total darkness.
Don't say, "I will get even for this wrong." Wait for the LORD to handle the matter.
Wealth created by a lying tongue is a vanishing mist and a deadly trap.
The trustworthy person will get a rich reward, but a person who wants quick riches will get into trouble.
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