Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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 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.

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 brings grief to his mother. 2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death. 3 Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.


Cross References

Proverbs 11:4

Riches don't profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 21:6

Getting treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor for those who seek death.

Psalm 49:6-10

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

Proverbs 12:28

In the way of righteousness is life; in its path there is no death.

Isaiah 10:2-3

to deprive the needy from justice, and to rob the poor among my people of their rights, 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 Yahweh: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels; because it has been the stumbling block of their iniquity.

Daniel 4:27

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

Zephaniah 1:18

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

Luke 12:15-21

He said to them, "Beware! Keep yourselves from covetousness, for a man's life doesn't consist of the abundance of the things which he possesses."

Luke 16:22-23

It happened that the beggar died, and that he was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom. The rich man also died, and was buried.

Romans 2:5

But according to your hardness and unrepentant heart you are treasuring up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath, revelation, and of the righteous judgment of God;

Romans 5:21

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

Philippians 3:9

and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own, that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.

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