Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.

New American Standard Bible

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

King James Version

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

Holman Bible

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.

International Standard Version

But people who want to get rich keep toppling into temptation and are trapped by many stupid and harmful desires that plunge them into destruction and ruin.

American Standard Version

But they that are minded to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition.

Amplified

But those who [are not financially ethical and] crave to get rich [with a compulsive, greedy longing for wealth] fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction [leading to personal misery].

An Understandable Version

But those people who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and [spiritual] destruction.

Anderson New Testament

But those who will be rich fail into temptation and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful desires, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

Bible in Basic English

But those who have a desire for wealth are falling into danger, and are taken as in a net by a number of foolish and damaging desires, through which men are overtaken by death and destruction.

Common New Testament

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction.

Daniel Mace New Testament

themselves to temptations and snares, and to many foolish noxious passions, which plunge men into ruin and perdition. for the love of money is the root of all evil:

Darby Translation

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.

Godbey New Testament

But those wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown the people in destruction and perdition.

Goodspeed New Testament

But men who want to get rich fall into temptations and snares and many foolish, harmful cravings, that plunge people into destruction and ruin.

John Wesley New Testament

But they that desire to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful desires, which plunge men into destruction and perdition.

Julia Smith Translation

And they wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many eager desires, unwise and hurtful, which sink men into ruin and perdition.

King James 2000

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and perdition.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and a trap and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge those people into ruin and destruction.

Modern King James verseion

But they who will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts which plunge men into destruction and perdition.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They that will be rich, fall into temptation and snares, and into many foolish and noisome lusts, which drown men in perdition and destruction.

Moffatt New Testament

Those who are eager to be rich get tempted and trapped in many senseless and pernicious propensities that drag men down to ruin and destruction.

Montgomery New Testament

Those who desire to be rich fall into the snares of temptation and many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

NET Bible

Those who long to be rich, however, stumble into temptation and a trap and many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.

New Heart English Bible

But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.

Noyes New Testament

But they who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

Sawyer New Testament

But those who wish to be rich fall into trial and a snare, and many foolish and injurious desires, which plunge men into destruction and perdition.

The Emphasized Bible

But, they who are determined to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful covetings, the which, sink men into ruin and destruction, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For they who will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful passions, which sink men in the abyss of destruction and perdition.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Those who want to be rich fall into the snares of temptation, and become the prey of many foolish and harmful ambitions, which plunge people into Destruction and Ruin.

Webster

But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

Weymouth New Testament

But people who are determined to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many unwise and pernicious ways which sink mankind in destruction and ruin.

Williams New Testament

But men who keep planning to get rich fall into temptations and snares and many foolish, hurtful desires which plunge people into destruction and ruin.

World English Bible

But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.

Worrell New Testament

But those, purposing to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful desires, which, indeed, sink men into destruction and perdition.

Worsley New Testament

But they, that will be rich, fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into ruin and perdition.

Youngs Literal Translation

and those wishing to be rich, do fall into temptation and a snare, and many desires, foolish and hurtful, that sink men into ruin and destruction,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

they that will
βούλομαι 
Boulomai 
will, would, be minded, intend, be disposed, be willing, list, of his own will
Usage: 31

be rich
πλουτέω 
Plouteo 
be rich, be made rich, rich, wax rich, be increased with goods
Usage: 9

ἐμπίπτω 
Empipto 
Usage: 4

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

πειρασμός 
Peirasmos 
Usage: 12

and







and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

a snare
παγίς 
Pagis 
Usage: 4

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

ἀνόητος 
Anoetos 
Usage: 5

βλαβερός 
Blaberos 
Usage: 1

ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

βυθίζω 
Buthizo 
Usage: 2

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

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

ὄλεθρος 
Olethros 
Usage: 4

Context Readings

False Teachers And The Love Of Money

8 but having food and covering we will be content with these. 9 But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin. 10 For the love of money is a root of all the evils, of which some aspiring have wandered from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:27

He who is greedy of gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes shall live.

1 Timothy 3:7

And he must also have good testimony from those outside, lest he may fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Matthew 13:22

And that which was sown in the thorns, this is he who hears the word, and the care of this age, and the deceitfulness of wealth, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Genesis 13:10-13

And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the Plain of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere (before LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah) like the garden of LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou go to Zoar.

Numbers 22:17-19

For I will promote thee to very great honor, and whatever thou say to me I will do. Come therefore, I pray thee, curse this people for me.

Numbers 31:8

And they killed the kings of Midian with the rest of their slain: Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian. They also killed Balaam the son of Beor with the sword.

Deuteronomy 7:25

Ye shall burn the graven images of their gods with fire. Thou shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it to thee, lest thou be snared by it, for it is an abomination to LORD thy God.

Joshua 7:11

Israel has sinned. Yes, they have even transgressed my covenant which I commanded them. Yes, they have even taken from what was set apart, and have also stolen, and also dissembled. And they have even put it among their own stuff.

Joshua 7:24-26

And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the mantle, and the wedge of gold, and his sons, and his daughters, and his oxen, and his donkeys, and his sheep, and his tent, and all that he h

2 Kings 5:20-27

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought. As LORD lives, I will run after him, and take something from him.

Psalm 11:6

He will rain snares upon sinners. Fire and brimstone and burning wind shall be the portion of their cup.

Proverbs 1:17-19

For in vain is the net spread in the sight of any bird,

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance gotten hastily at the beginning shall not be blessed in the end.

Proverbs 21:6

The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vapor driven to and fro by those who seek death.

Proverbs 22:16

He who oppresses a poor man to his increase, [and] he who gives to a rich man, [comes] only to want.

Proverbs 22:16

He who oppresses a poor man to his increase, [and] he who gives to a rich man, [comes] only to want.

Proverbs 28:20-22

A faithful man shall abound with blessings, but he who makes haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.

Isaiah 5:8

Woe to those who join house to house, who lay field to field, till there is no room, and ye be made to dwell alone in the midst of the land!

Hosea 12:7-8

[He is] a Canaanite. The balances of deceit are in his hand. He loves to oppress.

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, O ye who would swallow up a needy man, and cause the poor of the land to fail,

Zechariah 11:5

whose possessors kill them, and hold themselves not guilty. And those who sell them say, Blessed be LORD, for I am rich, and their own shepherds pity them not.

Matthew 19:22

But when the young man heard the saying, he went away sorrowing, for he was having many possessions.

Matthew 26:15

he said, What are ye willing to give me, and I will deliver him to you? And they weighed out to him thirty silver pieces.

Matthew 27:3-5

Then Judas, who betrayed him, after seeing that he was condemned, having repented, he brought back the thirty silver pieces to the chief priests and elders,

Mark 4:19

and the cares of this age, and the deceitfulness of wealth, and the cravings about other things entering in, choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

Luke 21:35

For it will come like a trap upon all those who sit upon the face of all the earth.

Acts 5:4-5

While it remained, did it not remain to thee? And after it was sold, it was in thine authority. Why is it that thou have placed this matter in thy heart? Thou have not lied to men, but to God.

Acts 8:20

But Peter said to him, Thy silver with thee, may it be for destruction, because thou thought to obtain the gift of God by money.

Ephesians 4:22

for you to put off the old man according to your former conduct, the man who is corrupt according to the desires of deceitfulness,

1 Timothy 1:9

knowing this, that law is not laid down for righteous men, but for the lawless and rebellious, for the irreverent and sinful, for the impious and profane, for father killers and mother killers, for man killers,

2 Timothy 2:26

and they may sober up out of the snare of the devil, having been captured by him for his will.

James 5:1-4

Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.

2 Peter 2:3

And they will exploit you in greed with fabricated words, whose judgment is not idle for long, and their destruction will not slumber.

2 Peter 2:15-16

having forsaked a straight path, they were led astray, men who followed the way of Balaam, son of Beor, who loved the wage of unrighteousness.

1 John 2:15-17

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! Because they went in the way of Cain, and rushed to the error of Balaam's reward, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.

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