Parallel Verses

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.

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 to his children’s children,
And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for [the hands of] the righteous.

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.

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.

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 Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous. 22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous. 23 An abundance of food is in poor people's fields, but injustice sweeps it away.



Cross References

Job 27:16-17

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

Proverbs 28:8

He who increases his wealth by excessive interest gathers it for one who has pity on the poor.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to the man who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him who pleases God. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.

Genesis 17:7-8

I will establish my covenant between me and you and your seed after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to you and to your seed after you.

Ezra 9:12

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

Psalm 25:12-13

What man is he who fears Yahweh? He shall instruct him in the way that he shall choose.

Psalm 37:25

I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his children begging for bread.

Psalm 102:28

The children of your servants will continue. Their seed will be established before you." By David.

Psalm 112:2

His seed will be mighty in the land. The generation of the upright will be blessed.

Psalm 128:6

Yes, may you see your children's children. Peace be upon Israel. A Song of Ascents.

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