Proverbs 10:3

“The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 10:3

The Lord will not suffer the soule of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish; But he thrusteth away the desire of the wicked.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord will not let the upright be in need of food, but he puts far from him the desire of the evil-doers.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous [man] to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.
- Darby Bible

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.
- World English Bible

Jehovah causeth not the soul of the righteous to hunger, And the desire of the wicked He thrusteth away.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish; but He thrusteth away the desire of the wicked.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 10:3

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:3


10:2 Of wickedness - Such as are got by any sort of wicked practices. Death - Often from temporal, and always from eternal death.

10:5 Gathereth - The fruits of his field. In summer - In harvest. He that improved the opportunities of doing good to himself and others.


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