Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

New American Standard Bible

He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

King James Version

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Holman Bible

Anyone trusting in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like foliage.

International Standard Version

The person who trusts in his wealth will fall, but the righteous will flourish like green leaves.

A Conservative Version

He who trusts in his riches shall fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

American Standard Version

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; But the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

Amplified

He who leans on, trusts in, and is confident in his riches shall fall, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall flourish like a green bough.

Bible in Basic English

He who puts his faith in wealth will come to nothing; but the upright man will be full of growth like the green leaf.

Darby Translation

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a leaf.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that trusts in his riches shall fall, but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Julia Smith Translation

He trusting in his riches himself shall fall: and the just shall flourish as the foliage.

King James 2000

He that trusts in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who trusts in his wealth [is] he who will fall, but like a green leaf the righteous will flourish.

Modern King James verseion

He who trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall blossom like a branch.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that trusteth in his riches shall have a fall; but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

NET Bible

The one who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.

New Heart English Bible

He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

The Emphasized Bible

He that trusteth in his riches, the same, shall fall, but, like the leaf, shall the righteous break forth.

Webster

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is confident in his wealth he falleth, And as a leaf, the righteous flourish.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

in his riches
עשׁר 
`osher 
Usage: 37

but the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

27 He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come to him. 28 He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf. 29 He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind. The foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.



Cross References

Jeremiah 17:8

For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, who spreads out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when heat comes, but its leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.

Psalm 1:3

He will be like a tree planted by the streams of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also does not wither. Whatever he does shall prosper.

1 Timothy 6:17

Charge those who are rich in this present world that they not be haughty, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on the living God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy;

Job 31:24-25

"If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, 'You are my confidence;'

Psalm 49:6

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

Psalm 92:12-14

The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree. He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

lest, when you have eaten and are full, and have built goodly houses, and lived therein;

Psalm 52:7-8

"Behold, this is the man who didn't make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness."

Psalm 62:10

Don't trust in oppression. Don't become vain in robbery. If riches increase, don't set your heart on them.

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man's wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.

Isaiah 60:21

Your people also shall be all righteous; they shall inherit the land forever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Mark 10:24-25

The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus answered again, "Children, how hard is it for those who trust in riches to enter into the Kingdom of God!

Luke 12:20

"But God said to him, 'You foolish one, tonight your soul is required of you. The things which you have prepared -- whose will they be?'

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