Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.

King James Version

The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.

Holman Bible

The Lord's blessing enriches, and struggle adds nothing to it.

International Standard Version

The blessing of the LORD establishes wealth, and difficulty does not accompany it.

A Conservative Version

The blessing of LORD, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

American Standard Version

The blessing of Jehovah, it maketh rich; And he addeth no sorrow therewith.

Amplified

The blessing of the Lord -- "it makes [truly] rich, and He adds no sorrow with it [neither does toiling increase it].

Bible in Basic English

The blessing of the Lord gives wealth: hard work makes it no greater.

Darby Translation

The blessing of Jehovah, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow to it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The blessing of the LORD is that which makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

Julia Smith Translation

The blessing of Jehovah it will make rich, and it will not add pain with it

King James 2000

The blessing of the LORD, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The blessing of Yahweh makes [one] rich, and he does not increase sorrow with it.

Modern King James verseion

The blessing of Jehovah itself makes rich, and He adds no sorrow with it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The blessing of the LORD, maketh rich men; as for careful travail, it doth nothing thereto.

NET Bible

The blessing from the Lord makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow to it.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD's blessing brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.

The Emphasized Bible

The blessing of Yahweh, itself maketh rich, and he addeth no grievance therewith.

Webster

The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.

World English Bible

Yahweh's blessing brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.

Youngs Literal Translation

The blessing of Jehovah -- it maketh rich, And He addeth no grief with it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

of the Lord

Usage: 0

עשׁר 
`ashar 
Usage: 17

and he addeth
יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

no sorrow
עצב 
`etseb 
Usage: 7

Context Readings

Proverbs Concerning The Mouth

21 The lips of the righteous feed many, But fools die for lack of understanding. 22 It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it. 23 Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.



Cross References

Genesis 24:35

"The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become rich; and He has given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and servants and maids, and camels and donkeys.

Genesis 26:12

Now Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in the same year a hundredfold. And the LORD blessed him,

Psalm 37:22

For those blessed by Him will inherit the land, But those cursed by Him will be cut off.

Genesis 12:2

And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing;

Genesis 13:2

Now Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver and in gold.

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take a thread or a sandal thong or anything that is yours, for fear you would say, 'I have made Abram rich.'

Joshua 6:18

"But as for you, only keep yourselves from the things under the ban, so that you do not covet them and take some of the things under the ban, and make the camp of Israel accursed and bring trouble on it.

Joshua 7:1-26

But the sons of Israel acted unfaithfully in regard to the things under the ban, for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah, took some of the things under the ban, therefore the anger of the LORD burned against the sons of Israel.

1 Samuel 2:7-8

"The LORD makes poor and rich; He brings low, He also exalts.

1 Kings 21:19

"You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Have you murdered and also taken possession?"' And you shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "In the place where the dogs licked up the blood of Naboth the dogs will lick up your blood, even yours."'"

2 Kings 5:26-27

Then he said to him, "Did not my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money and to receive clothes and olive groves and vineyards and sheep and oxen and male and female servants?

Job 27:8-23

"For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off, When God requires his life?

Psalm 107:38

Also He blesses them and they multiply greatly, And He does not let their cattle decrease.

Psalm 113:7-8

He raises the poor from the dust And lifts the needy from the ash heap,

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance gained hurriedly at the beginning Will not be blessed in the end.

Habakkuk 2:6-12

"Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, 'Woe to him who increases what is not his-- For how long-- And makes himself rich with loans?'

Zechariah 5:4

"I will make it go forth," declares the LORD of hosts, "and it will enter the house of the thief and the house of the one who swears falsely by My name; and it will spend the night within that house and consume it with its timber and stones."

James 5:1-5

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

Deuteronomy 8:17-18

"Otherwise, you may say in your heart, 'My power and the strength of my hand made me this wealth.'

Proverbs 28:22

A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth And does not know that want will come upon him.

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