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Proverbs 28:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He that is of a greedy spirit stirreth up strife; But he that putteth his trust in Jehovah shall be made fat.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— An arrogant man stirs up strife, But he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He that is puffed up in soul exciteth contention; but he that relieth upon Jehovah shall be made fat.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The ambitious in soul, stirreth up strife, but, he that trusteth in Yahweh, shall be enriched.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Whoso is proud in soul stirreth up contention, And whoso is trusting on Jehovah is made fat.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He that boasteth and puffeth up himself, stirreth up quarrels: but he that trusteth in the Lord, shall be healed.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He that is of a proud heart, stirreth vp strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD, shalbe made fat.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— An unbelieving man judges rashly: but he that trusts in the Lord will act carefully.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in Yahweh shall be made fat.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He that is of a proud 7342
{7342} Prime
From H7337; roomy, in any (or every) direction, literally or figuratively.
heart 5315
{5315} Prime
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
stirreth up 1624
{1624} Prime
A primitive root; properly to grate, that is, (figuratively) to anger.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
strife: 4066
{4066} Prime
From H1777; a contest or quarrel.
but he that putteth his trust 982
{0982} Prime
A primitive root; properly to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively to trust, be confident or sure.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
in x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
shall be made fat. 1878
{1878} Prime
A primitive root; to be fat; transitively to fatten (or regard as fat); specifically to anoint; figuratively to satisfy; denominatively (from H1880) to remove (fat) ashes (of sacrifices).
<8792> Grammar
Stem - Pual (See H8849)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 93
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 28:25

_ _ of a proud heart — literally, “puffed up of soul” — that is, self-confident, and hence overbearing and litigious.

_ _ made fat — or, “prosperous” (Proverbs 11:25; Proverbs 16:20).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

Proverbs 28:25

_ _ Note, 1. Those make themselves lean, and continually unquiet, that are haughty and quarrelsome, for they are opposed to those that shall be made fat: He that is of a proud heart, that is conceited of himself and looks with a contempt upon all about him, that cannot bear either competition or contradiction, he stirs up strife, makes mischief, and creates disturbance to himself and every body else. 2. Those make themselves fat, and always easy, that live in a continual dependence upon God and his grace: He who puts his trust in the Lord, who, instead of struggling for himself, commits his cause to God, shall be made fat. He saves the money which others spend upon their pride and contentiousness; he enjoys himself, and has abundant satisfaction in his God; and thus his soul dwells at ease, and he is most likely to have plenty of outward good things. None live so easily, so pleasantly, as those who live by faith.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 28:25

Fat — Shall live happily and comfortably.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 28:25

He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made (m) fat.

(m) Will have all things in abundance.

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that is:

Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.
Proverbs 13:10 Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised [is] wisdom.
Proverbs 15:18 A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but [he that is] slow to anger appeaseth strife.
Proverbs 21:24 Proud [and] haughty scorner [is] his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.
Proverbs 22:10 Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.
Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.

he that putteth:

Psalms 84:12 O LORD of hosts, blessed [is] the man that trusteth in thee.
Jeremiah 17:7-8 Blessed [is] the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. ... For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and [that] spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
1 Timothy 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.


Proverbs 11:25 The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Proverbs 13:4 The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Proverbs 15:30 The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: [and] a good report maketh the bones fat.
Isaiah 58:11 And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
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Ps 84:12. Pv 10:12; 11:25; 13:4, 10; 15:18, 30; 21:24; 22:10; 29:22. Is 58:11. Jr 17:7. 1Ti 6:6.

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