Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


Treasures of wickedness and ill-gotten gains do not profit,
But righteousness and moral integrity in daily life rescues 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.

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 glad father, but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother. 2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death. 3 LORD will not allow the soul of a righteous man to famish, but he thrusts away the desire 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 getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vapor driven to and fro by those who seek death.

Psalm 49:6-10

Those who trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches,

Proverbs 12:28

Life is in the way of righteousness, and in the pathway thereof there is no death.

Isaiah 10:2-3

to turn aside the needy from justice, and to rob the poor of my people of their right, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!

Ezekiel 7:19

They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be as an unclean thing. Their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of LORD. They shall not satisfy their souls, nor fill t

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, if there may be a lengthening of thy tranquility.

Zephaniah 1:18

Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of LORD's wrath, but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy. For he will make an end, yea, a terrible end, of all those who dwell in

Luke 12:15-21

And he said to them, Watch, and keep away from greed, because to any man, life to him is not in the abundance of things possessed by him.

Luke 16:22-23

And it came to pass for the poor man to die and be carried by the heavenly agents to Abraham's bosom. And the rich man also died and was buried.

Romans 2:5

But according to thy hardness, and thy impenitent heart, thou store up wrath to thyself in the day of wrath, and revelation, and righteous judgment of God,

Romans 5:21

so that, as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign, through righteousness, for eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Philippians 3:9

and be found in him, not having my righteousness, that from law, but that through Christ's faith--the righteousness from God based on faith--

James 5:1-3

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

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