Proverbs 22:8
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New Living Translation
Those who plant injustice will harvest disaster, and their reign of terror will come to an end.

King James Bible
He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Darby Bible Translation
He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.

World English Bible
He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is sowing perverseness reapeth sorrow, And the rod of his anger weareth out.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

22:8 The rod - That power which he used with fury shall be taken from him.

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The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

"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

We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
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

Cross References
Job 4:8
My experience shows that those who plant trouble and cultivate evil will harvest the same.

Psalm 125:3
The wicked will not rule the land of the godly, for then the godly might be tempted to do wrong.

Proverbs 1:31
Therefore, they must eat the bitter fruit of living their own way, choking on their own schemes.

Hosea 8:7
"They have planted the wind and will harvest the whirlwind. The stalks of grain wither and produce nothing to eat. And even if there is any grain, foreigners will eat it.

Hosea 10:13
"But you have cultivated wickedness and harvested a thriving crop of sins. You have eaten the fruit of lies--trusting in your military might, believing that great armies could make your nation safe.

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