Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

The blessing of Jehovah itself 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

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 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 Jehovah itself makes rich, and He adds no sorrow with it. 23 To work out evil devices is as laughter to a fool; so wisdom is to a man of understanding.



Cross References

Genesis 24:35

And Jehovah has blessed my master greatly, and he has become great. And He has given him flocks and herds and silver and gold, and male slaves and slave women, and camels and asses.

Genesis 26:12

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

Psalm 37:22

For His blessed ones shall inherit the earth; and those cursed by Him shall 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 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 take from all that is yours, not from a thread even to a shoestring, lest you say, I have made Abram rich.

Joshua 6:18

And you surely shall keep clear of the cursed thing, lest you make yourselves cursed when you take of the cursed things, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it.

Joshua 7:1-26

But the sons of Israel committed a sin in the cursed thing. For Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the thing which was cursed. And the anger of Jehovah was kindled against the sons of Israel.

1 Samuel 2:7-8

Jehovah takes away, and He gives riches; He brings low; yea, He lifts up high.

1 Kings 21:19

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

2 Kings 5:26-27

And he said to him, Did not my heart go with you when the man turned again from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive silver and to receive clothing and olive-yards and vineyards and sheep and oxen and menservants and maidservants?

Job 27:8-23

For what is the hope of the ungodly when He cuts off, when God takes away his soul?

Psalm 107:38

He also blesses them, so that they are multiplied greatly; and does not allow their cattle to become few.

Psalm 113:7-8

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

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, even the end of it shall not be blessed.

Habakkuk 2:6-12

Shall not all these lift up a parable against him, and a mocking riddle to him, and say, Woe to him who increases what is not his! Until when, then, shall he load the pledges on himself?

Zechariah 5:4

I will bring it forth, says Jehovah 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 remain in the midst of his house, and shall devour it, and its timber and its stones.

James 5:1-5

Come now, rich ones, weep and howl for your hardships coming on.

Deuteronomy 8:17-18

and so that you might not say in your heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.

Proverbs 28:22

He who hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and does not know that poverty will come upon him.

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