Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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.

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 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.

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 grief of his mother. 2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death. 3 The LORD will not allow the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casts away the desire of the wicked.


Cross References

Proverbs 11:4

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 21:6

The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.

Psalm 49:6-10

They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Proverbs 12:28

In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathway thereof there is no death.

Isaiah 10:2-3

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

Ezekiel 7:19

They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their stomachs: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto you, and break off your sins by practicing righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of your tranquility.

Zephaniah 1:18

Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.

Luke 12:15-21

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.

Luke 16:22-23

And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

Romans 2:5

But according to your hardness and unrepentant heart treasure up unto yourself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;

Romans 5:21

That as sin has reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.

Philippians 3:9

And be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

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