Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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 Solomon’s proverbs:A wise son brings joy to his father,
but a foolish son, heartache to his mother.
2 Ill-gotten gains do not profit anyone,
but righteousness rescues from death.
3 The Lord will not let the righteous go hungry,
but He denies the wicked what they crave.


Cross References

Proverbs 11:4

Wealth is not profitable on a day of wrath,
but righteousness rescues from death.

Proverbs 21:6

Making a fortune through a lying tongue
is a vanishing mist, a pursuit of death.

Psalm 49:6-10

They trust in their wealth
and boast of their abundant riches.

Proverbs 12:28

There is life in the path of righteousness,
but another path leads to death.

Isaiah 10:2-3

to keep the poor from getting a fair trial
and to deprive the afflicted among my people of justice,
so that widows can be their spoil
and they can plunder the fatherless.

Ezekiel 7:19

They will throw their silver into the streets,
and their gold will seem like something filthy.
Their silver and gold will be unable to save them
in the day of the Lord’s wrath.
They will not satisfy their appetites
or fill their stomachs,
for these were the stumbling blocks
that brought about their iniquity.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, may my advice seem good to you my king. Separate yourself from your sins by doing what is right, and from your injustices by showing mercy to the needy. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity.”

Zephaniah 1:18

Their silver and their gold
will not be able to rescue them
on the day of the Lord’s wrath.
The whole earth will be consumed
by the fire of His jealousy.
For He will make a complete,
yes, a horrifying end
of all the inhabitants of the earth.

Luke 12:15-21

He then told them, “Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one’s life is not in the abundance of his possessions.”

Luke 16:22-23

One day the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham’s side.The rich man also died and was buried.

Romans 2:5

But because of your hardness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath, when God’s righteous judgment is revealed.

Romans 5:21

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

Philippians 3:9

and be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own from the law, but one that is through faith in Christ—the righteousness from God based on faith.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich people! Weep and wail over the miseries that are coming on you.

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