19 (A)Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread,
    but he who follows worthless pursuits will have plenty of poverty.
20 A faithful man will abound with blessings,
    but whoever hastens to be rich (B)will not go unpunished.
21 To show (C)partiality is not good,
    but for (D)a piece of bread a man will do wrong.
22 A (E)stingy man[a] (F)hastens after wealth
    and does not know that (G)poverty will come upon him.
23 Whoever (H)rebukes a man will afterward find more favor
    than (I)he who flatters with his tongue.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 28:22 Hebrew A man whose eye is evil

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