Parallel Verses

World English Bible

There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth.

New American Standard Bible

There is one who pretends to be rich, but has nothing; Another pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.

King James Version

There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.

Holman Bible

One man pretends to be rich but has nothing;
another pretends to be poor but has great wealth.

International Standard Version

One person pretends to be wealthy, but has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet is rich.

A Conservative Version

There is he who makes himself rich, yet has nothing, [and] he who makes himself poor, yet [has] great wealth.

American Standard Version

There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: There is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great wealth.

Amplified

One man considers himself rich, yet has nothing [to keep permanently]; another man considers himself poor, yet has great [and indestructible] riches.

Bible in Basic English

A man may be acting as if he had wealth, but have nothing; another may seem poor, but have great wealth.

Darby Translation

There is that feigneth himself rich, and hath nothing; there is that maketh himself poor, and hath great wealth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

There are those that make themselves rich, yet have nothing: there are those that make themselves poor, yet have great riches.

Julia Smith Translation

There is he making himself rich, and not anything: making himself poor, and much wealth.

King James 2000

There is one that makes himself rich, yet has nothing: there is one that makes himself poor, yet has great riches.

Lexham Expanded Bible

There is one who acts rich but {has nothing}; another who pretends to be poor but [has] wealth.

Modern King James verseion

There are those who act rich, yet have nothing; and those who act poor, yet have great riches.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Some men are rich, though they have nothing; again, some men are poor having great riches.

NET Bible

There is one who pretends to be rich and yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor and yet possesses great wealth.

New Heart English Bible

There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth.

The Emphasized Bible

There is who feigneth himself rich, yet hath nothing at all, who pleadeth poverty, yet hath great substance.

Webster

There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.

Youngs Literal Translation

There is who is making himself rich, and hath nothing, Who is making himself poor, and wealth is abundant.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
There is
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

עשׁר 
`ashar 
Usage: 17

רוּשׁ 
Ruwsh 
Usage: 24

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

6 Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner. 7 There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth. 8 The ransom of a man's life is his riches, but the poor hear no threats.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 4:10-11

We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You have honor, but we have dishonor.

2 Corinthians 6:10

as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

Revelation 3:17

Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and don't know that you are the wretched one, miserable, poor, blind, and naked;

Proverbs 11:24

There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.

Proverbs 12:9

Better is he who is lightly esteemed, and has a servant, than he who honors himself, and lacks bread.

Proverbs 13:11

Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.

Luke 12:21

So is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

Luke 12:33

Sell that which you have, and give gifts to the needy. Make for yourselves purses which don't grow old, a treasure in the heavens that doesn't fail, where no thief approaches, neither moth destroys.

Luke 18:11-14

The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this: 'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

1 Corinthians 4:8

You are already filled. You have already become rich. You have come to reign without us. Yes, and I wish that you did reign, that we also might reign with you.

2 Corinthians 4:7

But we have this treasure in clay vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not from ourselves.

James 2:5

Listen, my beloved brothers. Didn't God choose those who are poor in this world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the Kingdom which he promised to those who love him?

2 Peter 2:19

promising them liberty, while they themselves are bondservants of corruption; for a man is brought into bondage by whoever overcomes him.

Revelation 2:9

"I know your works, oppression, and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews, and they are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

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