What does the phrase "as you sow, so shall you reap" mean?


The proverb that states, 'As you sow, so shall you reap' is from the Bible, Galatians 6, verse 7. This is generally interpreted to mean that a person will only get out of life what he or she puts into it. On a lower scale, the expression may be used when discussing some wrongdoing, meaning that doing wrong will only lead to more trouble.
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