New International Version
The greedy stir up conflict, but those who trust in the LORD will prosper.
King James Bible
He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
Darby Bible Translation
He that is puffed up in soul exciteth contention; but he that relieth upon Jehovah shall be made fat.
World English Bible
One who is greedy stirs up strife; but one who trusts in Yahweh will prosper.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is proud in soul stirreth up contention, And whoso is trusting on Jehovah is made fat.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shall be made fat - Shall be prosperous.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he that putteth
LibraryTwo 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.
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
God's Law Immutable
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is great gain.
The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.
A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.
The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates bribes will live.
Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.
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