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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that tilleth his land - See Proverbs 12:11.
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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 …
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Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense.
Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare.
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