Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous man.

New American Standard Bible

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

King James Version

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Holman Bible

A good man leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren,
but the sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.

International Standard Version

A good person leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren, but the wealth of the wicked is reserved for the righteous.

A Conservative Version

A good man leaves an inheritance to his son's sons, and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.

American Standard Version

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; And the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.

Amplified

A good man leaves an inheritance [of moral stability and goodness] to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner [finds its way eventually] into the hands of the righteous, for whom it was laid up.

Bible in Basic English

The heritage of the good man is handed down to his children's children; and the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the upright man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A good man shall leave an inheritance to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Julia Smith Translation

The good shall cause his sons' sons to inherit: and the wealth of him sinning was treasured up for the just.

King James 2000

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who is good will leave an inheritance to {his grandchildren}, and stored up for the righteous [is] the wealth of a sinner.

Modern King James verseion

A good man leaves an inheritance to his sons' sons, and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which their children's children shall have in possession - for the riches of the sinner is laid up for the just.

NET Bible

A benevolent person leaves an inheritance for his grandchildren, but the wealth of a sinner is stored up for the righteous.

New Heart English Bible

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.

The Emphasized Bible

A good man, leaveth an inheritance to children's children, but, laid up for the righteous, is the wealth of the sinner.

Webster

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

World English Bible

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.

Youngs Literal Translation

A good man causeth sons' sons to inherit, And laid up for the righteous is the sinner's wealth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and the wealth
חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

is laid up
צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

21 Evil pursueth sinners; but to the righteous good shall be repaid. 22 A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous man. 23 Much food is in the tillage of the poor; but there is that is lost for want of judgment.



Cross References

Job 27:16-17

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as the clay;

Proverbs 28:8

He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance gathereth it for him that is gracious to the poor.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For he giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he giveth travail to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good in God's sight. This also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

Genesis 17:7-8

And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and thy seed after thee in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to thee, and to thy seed after thee.

Ezra 9:12

Now therefore give not your daughters to their sons, neither take their daughters to your sons, nor seek their peace or their prosperity for ever; that ye may be strong, and eat the good of the land, and leave it for an inheritance to your children for ever.

Psalm 25:12-13

What man is he that feareth Jehovah? him will he instruct in the way that he should choose.

Psalm 37:25

I have been young, and now am old, and I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread:

Psalm 102:28

The children of thy servants shall abide, and their seed shall be established before thee.

Psalm 112:2

His seed shall be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright shall be blessed.

Psalm 128:6

And see thy children's children. Peace be upon Israel!

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