Proverbs 13:11



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles, But the one who gathers by labor increases it.

King James Version

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.

Holman Bible

Wealth obtained by fraud will dwindle, but whoever earns it through labor will multiply it.

International Standard Version

Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but whoever works diligently increases his prosperity.

A Conservative Version

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished, but he who gathers by labor shall have increase.

American Standard Version

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished; But he that gathereth by labor shall have increase.

Amplified

Wealth [not earned but] won in haste or unjustly or from the production of things for vain or detrimental use [such riches] will dwindle away, but he who gathers little by little will increase [his riches].

Bible in Basic English

Wealth quickly got will become less; but he who gets a store by the work of his hands will have it increased.

Darby Translation

Wealth gotten by vanity diminisheth; but he that gathereth by manual-labour shall increase it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The riches of vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labour shall increase.

Julia Smith Translation

Wealth from vanity shall be diminished: and he gathering with the hand, shall increase.

King James 2000

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labor shall increase.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Wealth [gained] from haste will dwindle, but he who gathers {little by little} will increase it.

Modern King James verseion

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be taken away, but he who gathers by hand shall increase.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hastily gotten goods are soon spent; but they that be gathered together with the hand, shall increase.

NET Bible

Wealth gained quickly will dwindle away, but the one who gathers it little by little will become rich.

New Heart English Bible

Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.

New simplified Bible

Wealth gained by dishonesty will be diminished. He who gathers by labor will increase.

The Emphasized Bible

Wealth gotten by greed, diminisheth, but, he that gathereth by little, increaseth.

Webster

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labor shall increase.

World English Bible

Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.

Youngs Literal Translation

Wealth from vanity becometh little, And whoso is gathering by the hand becometh great.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הון 
Hown 
Usage: 26

הבל הבל 
hebel 
Usage: 73

מעט 
Ma`at 
Usage: 22

but he that gathereth
קבץ 
Qabats 
Usage: 127

by labour
יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

10 Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel. 11 Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles, But the one who gathers by labor increases it. 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life.



Cross References

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance gained hurriedly at the beginning Will not be blessed in the end.

Proverbs 10:2

Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death.

Job 15:28-29

"He has lived in desolate cities, In houses no one would inhabit, Which are destined to become ruins.

Job 20:15

"He swallows riches, But will vomit them up; God will expel them from his belly.

Job 20:19-22

"For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor; He has seized a house which he has not built.

Job 27:16-17

"Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,

Psalm 128:2

When you shall eat of the fruit of your hands, You will be happy and it will be well with you.

Proverbs 13:22-23

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Know well the condition of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds;

Proverbs 28:8

He who increases his wealth by interest and usury Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.

Proverbs 28:20

A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 28:22

A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth And does not know that want will come upon him.

Ecclesiastes 5:14

When those riches were lost through a bad investment and he had fathered a son, then there was nothing to support him.

Jeremiah 17:11

"As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid, So is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly; In the midst of his days it will forsake him, And in the end he will be a fool."

Habakkuk 2:6-7

"Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, 'Woe to him who increases what is not his-- For how long-- And makes himself rich with loans?'

James 5:1-5

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.



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