16 Better a little with the fear of the Lordthan great wealth with turmoil. 17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 15:16-17

Commentary on Proverbs 15:16-17

(Read Proverbs 15:16-17)

Believers often have enough when worldly eyes see little; the Lord is with them, without the cares, troubles, and temptations which are with the wealth of the wicked.