Parallel Verses

King James 2000

The blessing of the 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.

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 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

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 wisdom. 22 The blessing of the LORD, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it. 23 It is as sport to a fool to do wrong: but a man of understanding has wisdom.



Cross References

Genesis 24:35

And the LORD has blessed my master greatly; and he has become great: and he has given him flocks, and herds, and silver, and gold, and menservants, and maidservants, and camels, and donkeys.

Genesis 26:12

Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year a hundredfold: and the LORD blessed him.

Psalm 37:22

For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed of him shall be cut off.

Genesis 12:2

And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great; and you shall be 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 from a thread even to a shoe thong, and that I will not take anything that is yours, lest you should say, I have made Abram rich:

Joshua 6:18

And you, by all means keep yourselves from the accursed thing, lest you make yourselves accursed, when you take of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it.

Joshua 7:1-26

But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the children of Israel.

1 Samuel 2:7-8

The LORD makes poor, and makes rich: he brings low, and lifts up.

1 Kings 21:19

And you shall speak unto him, saying, Thus says the LORD, Have you killed, and also taken possession? And you shall speak unto him, saying, Thus says the LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick your blood, even yours.

2 Kings 5:26-27

And he said unto him, Went not my heart with you, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and maidservants?

Job 27:8-23

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has gained, when God takes away his soul?

Psalm 107:38

He blesses them also, so that they are multiplied greatly; and permits not their cattle to decrease.

Psalm 113:7-8

He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts the needy out of the ash heap;

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

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 that increases that which is not his! how long? and to him that loads himself with many pledges!

Zechariah 5:4

I will bring it forth, says the LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him that swears falsely by my name: and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it with its timber and its stones.

James 5:1-5

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

Deuteronomy 8:17-18

And you say in your heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.

Proverbs 28:22

He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come upon him.

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