Proverbs 21 :5

Proverbs 21 :5 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenty; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

King James Version (KJV)

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenty; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

American Standard Version (ASV)

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; But every one that is hasty hasteth only to want.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The purposes of the man of industry have their outcome only in wealth; but one who is over-quick in acting will only come to be in need.

Webster's Revision

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

World English Bible

The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.

English Revised Version (ERV)

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness: but every one that is hasty hasteth only to want.

Definitions for Proverbs 21 :5

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 21 :5

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 21 :5

Here diligence is opposed, not to sloth but to haste. Undue hurry is as fatal to success as undue procrastination.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 21 :5

21:5 Hasty - Who manages his affairs rashly.
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