Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


The blessing of the Lord brings [true] riches,
And He adds no sorrow to it [for it comes as a blessing from God].

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.

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 a righteous man feeds many, but the foolish die for lack of understanding. 22 The blessing of LORD, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it. 23 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief, and [so is] wisdom to a man of understanding.



Cross References

Genesis 24:35

And LORD has blessed my master greatly, and he has become great. And he has given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and men-servants and maid-servants, and camels and donkeys.

Genesis 26:12

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

Psalm 37:22

For such as are blessed by him shall inherit the land, and those who are cursed by him shall be cut off.

Genesis 12:2

And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great, and be thou a blessing.

Genesis 13:2

And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take a thread nor a shoe latchet nor anything that is thine, lest thou should say, I have made Abram rich,

Joshua 6:18

But as for you, only keep yourselves from what is set apart, lest when ye have set it apart, ye take from what is set apart. So ye would make the camp of Israel accursed, and trouble it.

Joshua 7:1-26

But the sons of Israel committed a trespass in what was set apart. For Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took from what was set apart, and the anger of LORD was kindled against the

1 Samuel 2:7-8

LORD makes poor, and makes rich. He brings low, he also lifts up.

1 Kings 21:19

And thou shall speak to him, saying, Thus says LORD, Have thou killed and also taken possession? And thou shall speak to him, saying, Thus says LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, eve

2 Kings 5:26-27

And he said to him, Did not my heart go [with thee] when the man turned from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards and vineyards, and sheep and oxen, and men-servants and m

Job 27:8-23

For what is the hope of the profane, though he gets him gain, when God takes away his soul?

Psalm 107:38

He also blesses them, so that they are multiplied greatly, and he does not allow their cattle to decrease.

Psalm 113:7-8

He raises up a poor man out of the dust, and lifts up a needy man from the dunghill,

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance gotten hastily at the beginning shall not be blessed in the end.

Habakkuk 2:6-12

Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him who increases that which is not his (how long?) and who loads himself with pledges!

Zechariah 5:4

I will cause it to go forth, says LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him who swears falsely by my name. And it shall abide in the midst of his house, and shall consume it, with the

James 5:1-5

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

Deuteronomy 8:17-18

And [lest] thou say in thy heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.

Proverbs 28:22

He who has an evil eye hastens after riches, and does not know that want shall come upon him.

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