Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.

Holman Bible

Ill-gotten gains do not profit anyone,
but righteousness rescues from death.

International Standard Version

Nothing good comes from ill-gotten wealth, but righteousness delivers from death.

A Conservative Version

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.

American Standard Version

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; But righteousness delivereth from death.

Amplified

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) delivers from death.

Bible in Basic English

Wealth which comes from sin is of no profit, but righteousness gives salvation from death.

Darby Translation

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; but righteousness delivereth from death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.

Julia Smith Translation

Treasures of injustice shall not profit, and justice shall deliver from death.

King James 2000

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Treasures of wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death.

Modern King James verseion

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; but righteousness delivers from death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Treasures that are wickedly gotten, profit nothing; but righteousness delivereth from death.

NET Bible

Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger.

New Heart English Bible

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.

The Emphasized Bible

The treasures of lawlessness, do not profit, but, righteousness, delivereth from death.

Webster

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.

World English Bible

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.

Youngs Literal Translation

Treasures of wickedness profit not, And righteousness delivereth from death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוצר 
'owtsar 
Usage: 79

רשׁע 
Resha` 
Usage: 30

יעל 
Ya`al 
Usage: 23

נצל 
Natsal 
Usage: 213

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 The proverbs of Solomon A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother. 2 Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death. 3 The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.


Cross References

Proverbs 11:4

Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, But righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 21:6

The acquisition of treasures by a lying tongue Is a fleeting vapor, the pursuit of death.

Psalm 49:6-10

Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches?

Proverbs 12:28

In the way of righteousness is life, And in its pathway there is no death.

Isaiah 10:2-3

So as to deprive the needy of justice And rob the poor of My people of their rights, So that widows may be their spoil And that they may plunder the orphans.

Ezekiel 7:19

'They will fling their silver into the streets and their gold will become an abhorrent thing; their silver and their gold will not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD. They cannot satisfy their appetite nor can they fill their stomachs, for their iniquity has become an occasion of stumbling.

Daniel 4:27

'Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you: break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, in case there may be a prolonging of your prosperity.'

Zephaniah 1:18

Neither their silver nor their gold Will be able to deliver them On the day of the LORD'S wrath; And all the earth will be devoured In the fire of His jealousy, For He will make a complete end, Indeed a terrifying one, Of all the inhabitants of the earth.

Luke 12:15-21

Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions."

Luke 16:22-23

"Now the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom; and the rich man also died and was buried.

Romans 2:5

But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

Romans 5:21

so that, as sin reigned in death, even so grace would reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Philippians 3:9

and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,

James 5:1-3

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

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