Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, unto the righteous, shall good be recompensed. 22 A good man, leaveth an inheritance to children's children, but, laid up for the righteous, is the wealth of the sinner. 23 Much food, is in the fallow ground of the poor, but there is that is swept away, for want of justice.



Cross References

Job 27:16-17

Though he heap up silver like, dust, and, like a pile, he prepare clothing,

Proverbs 28:8

He that increaseth his substance by interest and profit, for one ready to favour the poor, doth gather it.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For, to a man who is good before him, hath he given wisdom and knowledge and gladness, - whereas, to the sinner, he hath given employment, to gather and heap up, to give to one who is good before God, even this, was vanity, and a feeding on wind.

Genesis 17:7-8

And I will confirm my covenant betwixt me and thee and thy seed after thee to their generations for an age-abiding covenant, - to become to thee a God, and to thy seed after thee;

Ezra 9:12

Now, therefore, your daughters, do not ye give to their sons, and, their daughters, do not ye take for your sons, neither shall ye seek their prosperity nor their pleasure unto times age-abiding, - to the end ye may become strong, and may eat the good of the land, and may suffer your children to possess I, unto times age-abiding.

Psalm 25:12-13

Who then is the man that revereth Yahweh? Let him direct him into the way he should choose.

Psalm 37:25

Young, have I been, moreover am old, - Yet have I not seen, A righteous man forsaken, Nor his seed begging bread:

Psalm 102:28

The children of thy servants, shall continue, - And, their seed, before thee, be established.

Psalm 112:2

Mighty in the earth, shall be his seed, The generation of the upright, shall be blessed;

Psalm 128:6

And behold thou thy children's children, - Prosperity on Israel!

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