Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.

New American Standard Bible

He who profits illicitly troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.

King James Version

He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.

Holman Bible

The one who profits dishonestly troubles his household,
but the one who hates bribes will live.

International Standard Version

Those who are greedy for unjust gain bring trouble into their homes, but the person who hates bribes will live.

A Conservative Version

He who is greedy of gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes shall live.

American Standard Version

He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; But he that hateth bribes shall live.

Amplified

He who is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.

Bible in Basic English

He whose desires are fixed on profit is a cause of trouble to his family; but he who has no desire for offerings will have life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house, but he that hates gifts shall live.

Julia Smith Translation

He plundering plunder troubled his house; and he hating gifts shall live.

King James 2000

He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house; but he that hates bribes shall live.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who makes trouble for his house [is] he who is greedy for unjust gain, but he who hates bribes will live.

Modern King James verseion

He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes shall live.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The covetous man rooteth up his own house; but whoso hateth rewards, shall live.

NET Bible

The one who is greedy for gain troubles his household, but whoever hates bribes will live.

New Heart English Bible

He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes will live.

The Emphasized Bible

He, troubleth his own house, who graspeth with greed, but, he that hateth gifts, shall live.

Webster

He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.

World English Bible

He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes will live.

Youngs Literal Translation

A dishonest gainer is troubling his house, And whoso is hating gifts liveth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He that is greedy
בּצע 
Batsa` 
Usage: 17

of gain
בּצע 
Betsa` 
Usage: 22

עכר 
`akar 
Usage: 14

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

but he that hateth
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

מתּנה 
Mattanah 
gifts, as he is able
Usage: 17

Context Readings

A Wise Son Brings Blessings To Others

26 The thoughts of the evil man are an abomination to Jehovah; but pure words are pleasant. 27 He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live. 28 The heart of a righteous man studieth to answer; but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.



Cross References

Exodus 23:8

And thou shalt take no bribe; for the bribe blindeth those whose eyes are open, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Proverbs 1:19

So are the paths of every one that is greedy of gain: it taketh away the life of its possessors.

Deuteronomy 16:19

Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a bribe; for the bribe blindeth the eyes of the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Proverbs 11:29

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit wind; and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Jeremiah 17:11

As the partridge sitteth on eggs it hath not laid, so is he that getteth riches and not by right: in the midst of his days shall he leave them, and at his end shall be a fool.

Exodus 18:21

But do thou provide among all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place them over them, chiefs of thousands, chiefs of hundreds, chiefs of fifties, and chiefs of tens,

Deuteronomy 7:26

And thou shalt not bring an abomination into thy house, lest thou be a cursed thing like it: thou shalt utterly detest it, and thou shalt utterly abhor it; for it is a cursed thing.

Joshua 6:18

But in any wise keep from the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves accursed in taking of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it.

Joshua 7:11-12

Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them, and they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it among their stuff.

Joshua 7:24-25

Then Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the mantle, and the bar of gold, and his sons, and his daughters, and his oxen, and his asses, and his sheep, and his tent, and all that he had; and they brought them up into the valley of Achor.

1 Samuel 8:3-5

And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.

2 Kings 5:27

But the leprosy of Naaman shall fasten upon thee, and upon thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence leprous, as snow.

Proverbs 11:19

As righteousness tendeth to life, so he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance obtained hastily at the beginning will not be blessed in the end.

Proverbs 28:16

The prince void of intelligence is also a great oppressor: he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.

Proverbs 29:4

A king by just judgment establisheth the land; but he that taketh gifts overthroweth it.

Isaiah 5:8-10

Woe unto them that add house to house, that join field to field, until there is no more room, and that ye dwell yourselves alone in the midst of the land!

Isaiah 33:15-16

He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking hold of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil:

Habakkuk 2:9-11

Woe to him that getteth iniquitous gain to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the grasp of evil!

Zechariah 5:3-4

And he said unto me, This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the whole land: for every one that stealeth shall be cut off according to it on this side; and every one that sweareth shall be cut off according to it on that side.

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