Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

He plundering plunder troubled his house; and he hating 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.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house, but he that hates 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 purposes of evil an abomination of Jehovah: and the pure speaking of pleasantness. 27 He plundering plunder troubled his house; and he hating gifts shall live. 28 The heart of the just one shall meditate to answer: and the mouth of the unjust shall gush out evil.



Cross References

Exodus 23:8

And thou shalt not take a gift; for the gift will blind the seeing, and will pervert just words.

Proverbs 1:19

So the ways of every one plundering plunder; he will take the soul of those possessing it.

Deuteronomy 16:19

Thou shalt not turn away Judgment; thou shalt not look upon and thou shalt not take a gift, for the gift will blind the eyes of the wise and will pervert the words of the just.

Proverbs 11:29

He troubling his house shall inherit wind: and the foolish is servant to the wise of heart

Jeremiah 17:11

The partridge brooded and she brought not forth; to make riches and not in judgment, he shall leave them in the half of his days, and in his latter part he shall be foolish.

Exodus 18:21

And thou shalt look out from all the people men of ability, fearing God, men of truth, men hating gain; and set thou over them chiefs of thousands, chiefs of hundreds, chiefs of fifties, and chiefs of ten.

Deuteronomy 7:26

And thou shalt not bring an abomination to thy house, and thou be devoted to destruction like it: abhorring, thou shalt abhor it, and abominating, thou shalt abominate it, for it is devoted to destruction.

Joshua 6:18

And ye, watch ye from the devoted thing lest ye shall be devoted, and ye take from the devoted thing and ye set the camp of Israel to be devoted, and ye troubled it.

Joshua 7:11-12

Israel sinned and also passed by my covenant which I commanded them: and also they took from the devoted thing, and also stole, and also lied, and also put in their vessels.

Joshua 7:24-25

And Joshua will take Achan, the son of Zerah, and the silver and the wide cloak, and the tongue of gold, and his sons and his daughters, and his oxen, and his asses, and his sheep and his tent, and all which is to him, and all Israel with him, and they will bring them up to the valley of Achor.

1 Samuel 8:3-5

And his sons went not in his way, and they will incline after plunder, and they will take a gift, and they will turn away from judgment.

2 Kings 5:27

And the leprosy of Naaman shall cleave upon thee and upon thy seed forever. And he will go forth from his face being leprous as snow.

Proverbs 11:19

So justice to life, and he pursuing evil, to his death.

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance greedily gotten in the beginning; and its latter state shall not be

Proverbs 28:16

A prince wanting understanding and great in oppressions: he hating gain shall lengthen the days.

Proverbs 29:4

A king in judgment shall establish the land: and a man of presents shall overthrow it

Isaiah 5:8-10

Wo to those touching house upon house, they will bring near field upon field, till no more place, and ye dwelt yourselves alone in the midst of the earth.

Isaiah 33:15-16

He going in justice and speaking uprightness, rejecting in the plunder of oppression; shaking his hands from holding upon a gift, shutting his ear from the hearing of bloods, and binding up his eyes from looking upon evil;

Habakkuk 2:9-11

Wo! to him plundering an evil plunder to his house, to set his nest on high, to deliver from the hand of evil.

Zechariah 5:3-4

And he will say to me, This the curse going forth upon the face of all the earth: for every one stealing from thence was empty like it; and every one swearing from this was empty like it

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