King James Version
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
Darby Bible Translation
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick; but the desire that cometh to pass is a tree of life.
World English Bible
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when longing is fulfilled, it is a tree of life.
Young's Literal Translation
Hope prolonged is making the heart sick, And a tree of life is the coming desire.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.Proverbs 13:12 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryPractical Methods of Studying the Old Testament
[Sidenote: The various methods of approach] The Old Testament may be studied as literature, as history, as the record of an important stage in the evolution of religion, as the revelation of God to the race, or as a practical aid to the individual in living the true life. Each angle of approach calls for different methods and yields its correspondingly rich results. Studied in accordance with the canons of modern literary investigation, a literature is disclosed of surpassing variety, beauty, and …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
The Song of the Redeemed
The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit
He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.
Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
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