Proverbs 22:8
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New American Standard Bible
He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.

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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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The rod of his anger - That with which he smites others (compare Isaiah 14:6). The King James Version describes the final impotence of the wrath of the wicked.

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Library
The Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions.
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
He accuses Abaelard for preferring his own opinions and even fancies to the unanimous consent of the Fathers, especially where he declares that Christ did not become incarnate in order to save man from the power of the devil. 11. I find in a book of his sentences, and also in an exposition of his of the Epistle to the Romans, that this rash inquirer into the Divine Majesty attacks the mystery of our Redemption. He admits in the very beginning of his disputation that there has never been but one conclusion
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Job 4:8
"According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity And those who sow trouble harvest it.

Psalm 125:3
For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous, So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.

Proverbs 1:31
"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.

Hosea 8:7
For they sow the wind And they reap the whirlwind. The standing grain has no heads; It yields no grain. Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.

Hosea 10:13
You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice, You have eaten the fruit of lies. Because you have trusted in your way, in your numerous warriors,

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