Proverbs 13:23

23 The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food, but it is swept away through 1injustice.

Proverbs 13:23 In-Context

21 Disaster pursues sinners, but the righteous are rewarded with good.
22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.
23 The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food, but it is swept away through injustice.
24 Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.
25 The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked suffers want.

Cross References 1

  • 1. [Proverbs 16:8]
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