New Living Translation
a slave who becomes a king, an overbearing fool who prospers,
King James Bible
For a servant when he reigneth; and a fool when he is filled with meat;
Darby Bible Translation
Under a servant when he reigneth, and a churl when he is filled with meat;
World English Bible
For a servant when he is king; a fool when he is filled with food;
Young's Literal Translation
For a servant when he reigneth, And a fool when he is satisfied with bread,
Proverbs 30:22 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
30:22 A servant - For such an one is commonly ignorant, and therefore commits many errors; he is poor, and therefore insatiable, he is proud and imperious, and usually injurious and cruel. A fool - A conceited fool. When - When he abounds in wealth.
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Exod. iii. 13, 14.--"And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them? And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you." We are now about this question, What God is. But who can answer it? Or, if answered, who can understand it? It should astonish us in …
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It isn't right for a fool to live in luxury or for a slave to rule over princes!
There are three things that make the earth tremble--no, four it cannot endure:
a bitter woman who finally gets a husband, a servant girl who supplants her mistress.
I have even seen servants riding horseback like princes--and princes walking like servants!
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