19 He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

Other Translations of Proverbs 28:19

New International Version

19 Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies will have their fill of poverty.

English Standard Version

19 Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits will have plenty of poverty.

The Message

19 Work your garden - you'll end up with plenty of food; play and party - you'll end up with an empty plate.

New King James Version

19 He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who follows frivolity will have poverty enough!

New Living Translation

19 A hard worker has plenty of food, but a person who chases fantasies ends up in poverty.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 28:19

Commentary on Proverbs 28:19

(Read Proverbs 28:19)

Those who are diligent, take the way to live comfortably.