Proverbs 19:23
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New American Standard Bible
The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.

King James Bible
The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

Darby Bible Translation
The fear of Jehovah tendeth to life, and he that hath it shall rest satisfied without being visited with evil.

World English Bible
The fear of Yahweh leads to life, then contentment; he rests and will not be touched by trouble.

Young's Literal Translation
The fear of Jehovah is to life, And satisfied he remaineth -- he is not charged with evil.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Shall abide satisfied - Better, one that is satisfied hath a sure abiding-place. The word "abide" has, most probably, here as elsewhere, its original sense of "passing the night." Even in the hour of darkness he shall be free from fear.

Proverbs 19:23 Parallel Commentaries

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How the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
1 Timothy 4:8
for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

Psalm 25:13
His soul will abide in prosperity, And his descendants will inherit the land.

Psalm 91:10
No evil will befall you, Nor will any plague come near your tent.

Proverbs 11:19
He who is steadfast in righteousness will attain to life, And he who pursues evil will bring about his own death.

Proverbs 12:21
No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.

Proverbs 14:26
In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge.

Proverbs 14:27
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.

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