New Living Translation
Greed causes fighting; trusting the LORD leads to prosperity.
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.
Proverbs 28:25 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:25 Fat - Shall live happily and comfortably.
Library"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
A Faithful Witness
Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
1 Timothy 6:6
Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth.
The LORD will not let the godly go hungry, but he refuses to satisfy the craving of the wicked.
The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.
A hot-tempered person starts fights; a cool-tempered person stops them.
Greed brings grief to the whole family, but those who hate bribes will live.
Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but trusting the LORD means safety.
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