Proverbs 21:20

20 The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.

Proverbs 21:20 in Other Translations

KJV
20 There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.
ESV
20 Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.
NLT
20 The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.
MSG
20 Valuables are safe in a wise person's home; fools put it all out for yard sales.
CSB
20 Precious treasure and oil are in the dwelling of the wise, but a foolish man consumes them.

Proverbs 21:20 In-Context

18 The wicked become a ransom for the righteous, and the unfaithful for the upright.
19 Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife.
20 The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.
21 Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.
22 One who is wise can go up against the city of the mighty and pull down the stronghold in which they trust.
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