New Living Translation
Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty.
King James Bible
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
Darby Bible Translation
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty, only to want.
World English Bible
The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.
Young's Literal Translation
The purposes of the diligent are only to advantage, And of every hasty one, only to want.
Proverbs 21:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:5 Hasty - Who manages his affairs rashly.
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Greedy people try to get rich quick but don't realize they're headed for poverty.
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