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Proverbs 21:5 NKJV

5 The plans of the diligent lead surely to plenty, But those of everyone who is hasty, surely to poverty.

Study tools for Proverbs 21:5

  • a 21:4 - Or lamp
  • b 21:6 - Septuagint reads Pursue vanity on the snares of death; Vulgate reads Is vain and foolish, and shall stumble on the snares of death; Targum reads They shall be destroyed, and they shall fall who seek death.
  • c 21:7 - Literally drag them away
  • d 21:8 - Or The way of a man is perverse and strange
  • e 21:14 - Literally in the bosom
  • f 21:29 - Qere and Septuagint read understands.