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Proverbs 13:23

23  The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food,

but it is swept away through binjustice.

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Proverbs 13:23 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 An unplowed field produces food for the poor,

but injustice sweeps it away.

Proverbs 13:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 Much food is in the tillage of the poor:

But there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.

Proverbs 13:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 A poor person’s farm may produce much food,

but injustice sweeps it all away.

Proverbs 13:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Much food is in the fallow ground of the poor,

And for lack of justice there is waste.

Proverbs 13:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 A poor person’s field might produce plenty of food,

but others often steal it away.

Proverbs 13:23 — American Standard Version (ASV)

23 Much food is in the tillage of the poor;

But there is that is destroyed by reason of injustice.

Proverbs 13:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 Much food is in the tillage of the poor; but there is that is lost for want of judgment.

Proverbs 13:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 When poor people are able to plow, there is much food, 

but a person is swept away where there is no justice. 

Proverbs 13:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 The uncultivated field of the poor yields abundant food,

but without justice, it is swept away.

Proverbs 13:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 The field of the poor may yield much food,

but it is swept away through injustice.

Proverbs 13:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 There is much food in the field of the poor,

but it is swept away by injustice.

Proverbs 13:23 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

23 The fields of poor people might produce a lot of food.

But those who beat them down destroy it all.

Proverbs 13:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 Abundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor,

But it is swept away by injustice.


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