Proverbs 16:26

“He that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 16:26

Hee that laboureth, laboureth for himselfe; for his mouth craueth it of him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A worker's appetite works for him, For his hunger urges him {on.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The appetite of the laboring man laboreth for him; For his mouth urgeth him `thereto'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The desire of the working man is working for him, for his need of food is driving him on.
- Basic English Bible

The appetite of the labourer laboureth for him, for his mouth urgeth him on.
- Darby Bible

He that laboreth laboreth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.
- Webster's Bible

The appetite of the laboring man labors for him; for his mouth urges him on.
- World English Bible

A labouring man hath laboured for himself, For his mouth hath caused [him] to bend over it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The hunger of the labouring man laboureth for him; for his mouth compelleth him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 16:26

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:26


16:27 Diggeth up - Prosecutes his evil designs with great industry. His lips - His tongue is set on fire of hell.


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