Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Command those [who are] rich in this present age not to be proud and not to put their hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in God, who provides us all [things] richly for enjoyment,

New American Standard Bible

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

King James Version

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

Holman Bible

Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.

International Standard Version

Tell those who are rich in this age not to be arrogant and not to place their confidence in anything as uncertain as riches. Instead, let them place their confidence in God, who lavishly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

A Conservative Version

Command the rich in the present age not to be arrogant, nor hope in the uncertainty of wealth, but in the living God, who supplies us all things abundantly for enjoyment,

American Standard Version

Charge them that are rich in this present world, that they be not highminded, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

Amplified

As for the rich in this world, charge them not to be proud and arrogant and contemptuous of others, nor to set their hopes on uncertain riches, but on God, Who richly and ceaselessly provides us with everything for [our] enjoyment.

An Understandable Version

[Solemnly] urge those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant, nor to place their hope in the uncertainty of [their] wealth, but in God, who generously supplies us with everything to enjoy.

Anderson New Testament

Charge those who are rich in this age, that they be not proud, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us all things richly for our enjoyment,

Bible in Basic English

Give orders to those who have money and goods in this life, not to be lifted up in their minds, or to put their hope in the uncertain chances of wealth, but in God who gives us in full measure all things for our use;

Common New Testament

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with everything to enjoy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Charge those that are rich in this world, not to be elated, not to depend upon their perishable wealth, but upon the God of life, who furnishes us with every thing in plenty for our enjoyment;

Darby Translation

Enjoin on those rich in the present age not to be high-minded, nor to trust on the uncertainty of riches; but in the God who affords us all things richly for our enjoyment;

Godbey New Testament

Charge the rich in this world not to think high things, nor to hope in uncertain riches, but in God, who richly supplies us all things for our enjoyment;

Goodspeed New Testament

Charge the rich of this world not to be arrogant, nor to set their hopes on such an uncertain thing as riches, but on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

John Wesley New Testament

Charge the rich in this world not to be high-minded, neither to trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Charge those that are rich in this world, that they not be highminded, not placing their hope in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

Julia Smith Translation

To the rich now in this life, proclaim not to be highminded, nor to be hoping upon the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, offering us all things richly for profit;

King James 2000

Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

Modern King James verseion

Charge the rich in this world that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, He offering to us richly all things to enjoy,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not exceeding wise, and that they trust not in the uncertain riches, but in the living God, which giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy them,

Moffatt New Testament

Charge the rich of this world not to be supercilious, and not to fix their hopes on so uncertain a thing as riches but on the living God who richly provides us with all the enjoyments of life;

Montgomery New Testament

Charge the rich of this world not to be supercilious, nor to trust in uncertain riches, but in God, who provides all things richly for our use.

NET Bible

Command those who are rich in this world's goods not to be haughty or to set their hope on riches, which are uncertain, but on God who richly provides us with all things for our enjoyment.

New Heart English Bible

Charge those who are rich in this present world that they not be haughty, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy;

Noyes New Testament

Charge those who are rich in this world that they be not highminded, nor place their hope in uncertain riches, but in God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; that they do good,

Sawyer New Testament

Charge the rich in the present life not to be high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God who gives us all things richly to enjoy,

The Emphasized Bible

Upon them who are rich in the present age, lay thou charge - not to be high-minded, nor to have set their hope on, riches', uncertainty, - but on God, who offereth us all things richly for enjoying,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Charge the rich in this world not to be lifted up with pride, nor to trust on the stability of wealth, but on the living God, who giveth us richly all things for our enjoyment;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Urge upon those who are wealthy in this life not to pride themselves, or fix their hopes, on so uncertain a thing as wealth, but on God, who gives us a wealth of enjoyment on every side.

Webster

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

Weymouth New Testament

Impress on those who are rich in the present age that they must not be haughty nor set their hopes on riches--that unstable foundation--but on God who provides us richly with all things for our enjoyment.

Williams New Testament

Continue charging the rich of this world to stop being haughty and not to fix their hope on a thing so uncertain as riches, but on God who richly and ceaselessly provides us with everything for our enjoyment;

World English Bible

Charge those who are rich in this present world that they not be haughty, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on the living God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy;

Worrell New Testament

Charge those who are rich in this present age, not to be high-minded, nor to have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, Who giveth us richly all things for enjoyment;

Worsley New Testament

Charge them, that are rich in this world, not to be high-minded nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who richly affords us all things for enjoyment: charge them to do good,

Youngs Literal Translation

Those rich in the present age charge thou not to be high-minded, nor to hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, who is giving to us all things richly for enjoyment; --

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
παραγγέλλω 
Paraggello 
Usage: 30

πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐπί 
Epi 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
on, in, upon, unto, to,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 644
Usage: 2128

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

that they be
ὑψηλοφρονέω 
Hupselophroneo 
Usage: 2

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ὑψηλοφρονέω 
Hupselophroneo 
Usage: 2

nor
μηδέ 
mede 
neither, nor, not, nor yet, not once, no not, not so much as
Usage: 31

ἐλπίζω 
Elpizo 
Usage: 29

G83
ἀδηλότης 
Adelotes 
Usage: 1

πλοῦτος 
Ploutos 
Usage: 19

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

the living
ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

παρέχω 
Parecho 
Usage: 11

us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

πλουσίως 
Plousios 
Usage: 4

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

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Context Readings

Instructions To The Rich

16 the [one who] alone possesses immortality, who lives [in] unapproachable light, whom no human being has seen nor is able to see, to whom [be] honor and eternal power. Amen. 17 Command those [who are] rich in this present age not to be proud and not to put their hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in God, who provides us all [things] richly for enjoyment, 18 to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, sharing freely,


Cross References

Romans 11:20

Well said! They were broken off because of unbelief, but you stand firm because of faith. Do not think arrogant [thoughts], but be afraid.

1 Timothy 4:10

For to this [end] we labor and suffer reproach, because we have put our hope in [the] living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of believers.

Psalm 62:10

Do not trust in extortion, and do not put vain [confidence] in robbery. If wealth increases, do not set [your] heart [on it].

Proverbs 23:5

Your eyes will {alight} on it, but there is nothing [to] it, for suddenly it will make for itself wings like an eagle and it will be exhausted [in] the heavens.

Mark 10:24

And the disciples were astounded at his words. But Jesus answered [and] said to them again, "Children, how difficult it is to enter into the kingdom of God!

Acts 14:17

And yet he did not leave himself without witness [by] doing good, giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying [you] with food and your hearts with gladness."

Genesis 13:2

Now Abram [was] very wealthy in livestock, in silver, and in gold.

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

"And then it will happen [that] when Yahweh your God will bring you to the land that he swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give to you large and fine cities that you did not build,

Deuteronomy 8:17

And you may think in your heart, 'My strength and the might of my hand {acquired this wealth for} me.'

Deuteronomy 33:15

and with the finest things of [the] ancient mountains, and with [the] choice things of [the] {eternal hills},

2 Chronicles 26:16

But on account of his strength his heart grew proud unto destruction. And he acted unfaithfully against Yahweh his God and went into the temple of Yahweh to offer an incense offering on the altar.

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah did not reciprocate according to the benefit [placed] upon him, because his heart became proud. So wrath was upon him and upon Judah and Jerusalem.

Job 1:1-3

[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.

Job 31:24-25

"If I have made gold my trust, or I have called fine gold my security,

Psalm 10:3-4

for [the] wicked boasts about the desire of his {heart}, and [the] one greedy for gain curses [and] treats Yahweh with contempt.

Psalm 52:7

"Look, the man [who] would not make God his refuge, but he trusted in the greatness of his wealth; he took refuge in his destructiveness."

Psalm 62:8

Trust him at all times, O people; pour out before him your heart. God [is] a refuge for us. Selah

Psalm 73:5-9

They do not have {ordinary trouble}, and they are not plagued as [other] people.

Psalm 84:11-12

Because Yahweh God [is] a sun and a shield; Yahweh gives grace and honor. He does not withhold good from those who walk blamelessly.

Psalm 104:28

You give to them; they gather [it]. You open your hand, they are filled with [what is] good.

Psalm 118:8-9

[It is] better to take refuge in Yahweh than to trust in humans.

Proverbs 11:28

He who trusts in his wealth [is] he who will fall, but like a green leaf the righteous will flourish.

Proverbs 27:24

For riches [are] not forever, nor a crown for generation [after] generation.

Proverbs 30:9

Or else I will be satisfied and will deny [him] and say "Who [is] Yahweh?" Or I will be poor and will steal and profane the name of my God.

Ecclesiastes 5:13-14

There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: wealth {hoarded} by its owner to his harm.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-19

Look! I have discovered what is good and fitting: to eat and to drink and {to enjoy} all [the fruit of] the toil with which one toils under the sun during the number of the days of his life that God gives to him--for this [is] his lot.

Jeremiah 2:31

O generation, you see the word of Yahweh. Have I been a desert to Israel? Or a land of great darkness? Why do my people say, 'We roam about freely, we will not come again to you'?

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says Yahweh, "[The] wise man must not boast in his wisdom, and the warrior must not boast in his might, [the] wealthy man must not boast in his wealth.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed be the person who trusts in Yahweh, and Yahweh is his trust.

Ezekiel 16:49-50

Look! This was the iniquity of Sodom, your sister: Pride, abundance of food, and {prosperous ease} was to her and to her daughters, and {she did not sustain the needy and the poor}.

Ezekiel 16:56

And was not Sodom, your sister, a byword in your mouth in the day of your pride

Daniel 4:30

And the king answered and said, "Is this not the great Babylon which I have built as a royal palace by the strength of my own power, and for the glory of my own majesty?"

Daniel 5:19-23

And because of the greatness that he gave to him, all the peoples, the nations and languages trembled and feared before him; whomever he wanted he killed, and whomever he wanted he let live, and whomever he wanted he honored, and whomever he wanted he humbled.

Hosea 13:6

When I fed them, they were satisfied; they were satisfied and their heart was lifted up; therefore they forgot me.

Habakkuk 1:15-16

He brings up all of them with a fishhook; he drags them up with a fishnet; he gathers them in his dragnet. Therefore, he rejoices and exults.

Matthew 6:32

for the pagans seek after all these [things]. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these [things].

Matthew 19:23

And Jesus said to his disciples, "Truly I say to you that with difficulty a rich person will enter into the kingdom of heaven!

Matthew 27:57

Now [when it] was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who also was a disciple of Jesus himself.

Luke 12:15-21

And he said to them, "Watch out and guard yourselves from all greediness, because not [even] when someone has an abundance {does} his life [consist] of his possessions."

Luke 19:2

And {there was} a man {named} Zacchaeus, and he was a chief tax collector, and he [was] rich.

Luke 19:9-10

And Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because he too is a son of Abraham.

Acts 14:27

And [when they] arrived and called the church together, they reported all that God had done with them, and that he had opened a door of faith for the Gentiles.

Acts 17:25

nor is he served by human hands [as if he] needed anything, [because] he himself gives to everyone life and breath and everything.

Ephesians 5:5

For this you know {for certain}, that every sexually immoral [person], or unclean [person], or greedy [person] (who is an idolater), does not have an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another with all wisdom, with psalms, hymns, [and] spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God,

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For [they] themselves report about us, what sort of welcome we had with you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve [the] living and true God,

1 Timothy 1:3

Just as I urged you [when I] traveled to Macedonia, remain in Ephesus, so that you may instruct certain people not to teach other doctrine,

1 Timothy 3:15

But if I am delayed, [I am writing] in order that you may know how one must conduct oneself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and mainstay of the truth.

1 Timothy 5:21

I testify solemnly before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels that you observe these [things] without prejudice, doing nothing according to partiality.

1 Timothy 6:13

I command you, in the sight of God who gives life to all [things] and Christ Jesus who testified the good confession before Pontius Pilate,

2 Timothy 4:10

For Demas deserted me, [because he] loved the present age, and went to Thessalonica. Crescens [went] to Galatia; Titus [went] to Dalmatia.

Titus 2:12

training us in order that, denying impiety and worldly desires, we may live self-controlled and righteously and godly in the present age,

Titus 3:6

whom he poured out on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior,

James 1:9-10

Now let the brother of humble circumstances boast in his high position,

Revelation 18:6-7

Pay back to her as she herself also paid out, and {pay back double} according to her deeds; in the cup that she mixed, mix double for her.

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