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Proverbs 27:18

    Proverbs 27:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Whoever keeps the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waits on his master shall be honored.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Whoso keepeth the fig-tree shall eat the fruit thereof; And he that regardeth his master shall be honored.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Whoever keeps a fig-tree will have its fruit; and the servant waiting on his master will be honoured.

    Webster's Revision

    Whoso keepeth the fig-tree shall eat the fruit thereof; And he that regardeth his master shall be honored.

    World English Bible

    Whoever tends the fig tree shall eat its fruit. He who looks after his master shall be honored.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof; and he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 27:18

    Waiteth - literally, "keepeth," "observeth." As the fig tree requires constant care but yields abundant crops, so the ministrations of a faithful servant will not be without their due reward. Compare 2 Timothy 2:6.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 27:18

    27:18 So he - That serves him faithfully, prudently, and diligently.