Proverbs 10:3
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New American Standard Bible
The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.

King James Bible
The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous man to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.

World English Bible
Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah causeth not the soul of the righteous to hunger, And the desire of the wicked He thrusteth away.

Proverbs 10:3 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Casteth away ... - Better, "overturns, disappoints the strong desire of the wicked." Tantalus-like, they never get the enjoyment they thirst after.

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The Folly of Slander. Part 2.
"He that uttereth slander is a fool."--Prov. x. 18. I have formerly in this place, discoursing upon this text, explained the nature of the sin here condemned, with its several kinds and ways of practising. II. I shall now proceed to declare the folly of it; and to make good by divers reasons the assertion of the wise man, that "He who uttereth slander is a fool." 1. Slandering is foolish, as sinful and wicked. All sin is foolish upon many accounts; as proceeding from ignorance, error, inconsiderateness,
Isaac Barrow—Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow

Lii. Trust in God.
15th Sunday after Trinity. S. Matt. vi. 31. "Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness." INTRODUCTION.--We read in ancient Roman history that a general named Aemilius Paulus was appointed to the Roman army in a time of war and great apprehension. He found in the army a sad condition of affairs, there were more officers than fighting men, and all these officers wanted to have their advice taken, and the war conducted in accordance with their several opinions. Then Aemilius Paulus
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

"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

Pride of Prosperity
While Solomon exalted the law of heaven, God was with him, and wisdom was given him to rule over Israel with impartiality and mercy. At first, as wealth and worldly honor came to him, he remained humble, and great was the extent of his influence. "Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river [Euphrates] unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt." "He . . . had peace on all sides round about him. And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Matthew 6:33
"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Psalm 34:9
O fear the LORD, you His saints; For to those who fear Him there is no want.

Psalm 34:10
The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.

Psalm 37:25
I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.

Psalm 112:10
The wicked will see it and be vexed, He will gnash his teeth and melt away; The desire of the wicked will perish.

Proverbs 13:25
The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, But the stomach of the wicked is in need.

Proverbs 28:9
He who turns away his ear from listening to the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.

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