Proverbs 28:19
Good News Translation
A hard-working farmer has plenty to eat. People who waste time will always be poor.

Contemporary English Version
Work hard, and you will have a lot of food; waste time, and you will have a lot of trouble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that tilleth his ground, shall be filled with bread: but he that followeth idleness, shall be filled with poverty.

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He that tilleth his ground, shall be filled with bread: but he that followeth idleness, shall be filled with poverty.

that tilleth

Proverbs 12:11 He that is delighted in passing his time over wine, leaveth a reproach in his strong holds.

Proverbs 14:4 Where there are no oxen, the crib is empty: but where there is much corn, there the strength of the ox is manifest.

Proverbs 27:23-27 Be diligent to know the countenance of thy cattle, and consider thy own flocks: . . .

but

Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with the wise, shall be wise: a friend of fools shall become like to them.

Proverbs 23:20,21 Be not in the feasts of great drinkers, nor in their revellings, who contribute flesh to eat: . . .

Judges 9:4 And they gave him seventy weight of silver out of the temple of Baalberith: wherewith he hired to himself men that were needy, and vagabonds, and they followed him.

Luke 15:12-17 And the younger of them said to his father: Father, give me the portion of substance that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his substance. . . .

Context
The Boldness of the Righteous
18He that walketh uprightly, shall be saved: he that is perverse in his ways, shall fall at once. 19He that tilleth his ground, shall be filled with bread: but he that followeth idleness, shall be filled with poverty.20A faithful man shall be much praised: but he that maketh haste to be rich, shall not be innocent.…
Cross References
Proverbs 12:11
He that is delighted in passing his time over wine, leaveth a reproach in his strong holds.

Proverbs 20:13
Love not sleep, lest poverty oppress thee: open thy eyes, and be filled with bread.

Additional Translations
The one who works his land will have plenty of food, but whoever chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.He that tills his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that follows after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread; But he that followeth after vain persons'shall have poverty enough.

He that tills his own land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that follows idleness shall have plenty of poverty.

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless shall have poverty enough.

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

One who works his land will have an abundance of food; but one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.

Whoso is tilling his ground is satisfied with bread, And whoso is pursuing vanity, Is filled with poverty.
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