Proverbs 28:19
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New International Version
Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies will have their fill of poverty.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is tilling his ground is satisfied with bread, And whoso is pursuing vanity, Is filled with poverty.

Proverbs 28:19 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He that tilleth his land - See Proverbs 12:11.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

that tilleth

Proverbs 12:11 He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.

Proverbs 14:4 Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox.

Proverbs 27:23-27 Be you diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds...

but

Proverbs 13:20 He that walks with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Proverbs 23:20,21 Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh...

Judges 9:4 And they gave him three score and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baalberith, with which Abimelech hired vain and light persons...

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

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Two Coverings and Two Consequences
A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
57. (32). There was a certain clerk in Lismore whose life, as it is said, was good, but his faith not so. He was a man of some knowledge in his own eyes, and dared to say that in the Eucharist there is only a sacrament and not the fact[718] of the sacrament, that is, mere sanctification and not the truth of the Body. On this subject he was often addressed by Malachy in secret, but in vain; and finally he was called before a public assembly, the laity however being excluded, in order that if it were
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
Isaiah lxiv. 7.--"And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold on thee," &c. They go on in the confession of their sins. Many a man hath soon done with that a general notion of sin is the highest advancement in repentance that many attain to. You may see here sin and judgment mixed in thorough other(315) in their complaint. They do not so fix their eyes upon their desolate estate of captivity, as to forget their provocations. Many a man would spend more affection,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

God's Law Immutable
The temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in His temple the ark of His testament." Revelation 11:19. The ark of God's testament is in the holy of holies, the second apartment of the sanctuary. In the ministration of the earthly tabernacle, which served "unto the example and shadow of heavenly things," this apartment was opened only upon the great Day of Atonement for the cleansing of the sanctuary. Therefore the announcement that the temple of God was opened in heaven and the ark
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

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