Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The heritage that cometh too hastily at the first, shall not be praised at the end.

New American Standard Bible

An inheritance gained hurriedly at the beginning
Will not be blessed in the end.

King James Version

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

Holman Bible

An inheritance gained prematurely
will not be blessed ultimately.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

An inheritance gotten hastily at the beginning shall not be blessed in the end.

American Standard Version

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; But the end thereof shall not be blessed.

Amplified


An inheritance hastily gained [by greedy, unjust means] at the beginning
Will not be blessed in the end.

Bible in Basic English

A heritage may be got quickly at first, but the end of it will not be a blessing.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

An inheritance acquired [hastily] {at the beginning} will not be blessed at its end.

Modern King James verseion

An inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, even the end of it shall not be blessed.

NET Bible

An inheritance gained easily in the beginning will not be blessed in the end.

New Heart English Bible

An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.

The Emphasized Bible

An inheritance hastily gotten at the beginning, the latter end thereof, shall not bring blessing.

Webster

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end of it shall not be blessed.

World English Bible

An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.

Youngs Literal Translation

An inheritance gotten wrongly at first, Even its latter end is not blessed.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

at the beginning
ראשׁן ראשׁון 
Ri'shown 
Usage: 182

but the end
אחרית 
'achariyth 
Usage: 61

Verse Info

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

20 Whoso curseth his father and mother, his light shall be put out in the midst of darkness. 21 The heritage that cometh too hastily at the first, shall not be praised at the end. 22 Say not thou, "I will recompense evil"; but put thy trust in the LORD, and he shall defend thee.



Cross References

Job 27:16-17

Though he have as much money as the dust of the earth, and raiment as ready as the clay,

Proverbs 13:22

which their children's children shall have in possession - for the riches of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Proverbs 23:4

Take not over great travail and labour to be rich, beware of such a purpose.

Proverbs 28:8

Whoso increaseth his riches by vantage and winning, let him gather them to help the poor withal.

Proverbs 28:20

A faithful man is greatly to be commended, but he that maketh too much haste for to be rich, shall not be unguilty.

Proverbs 28:22

He that will be rich all too soon, hath an evil eye; and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Habakkuk 2:6

But shall not all these take up a proverb against him, and mock him with a byword, and say, "Woe unto him that heapeth up other men's goods: How long will he lade himself with thick clay?"

Zechariah 5:4

I will bring it forth, sayeth the LORD of Hosts, so that it shall come to the house of the thief, and to the house of him, that falsely sweareth by my name: and shall remain in his house, and consume it, with the timber and stones thereof.'

Malachi 2:2

If ye will not hear it, nor regard it, to give the glory unto my name, sayeth the LORD of Hosts, I will send a curse upon you, and will curse your blessings. Yea, curse them will I if ye do not take heed.

1 Timothy 6:9

They that will be rich, fall into temptation and snares, and into many foolish and noisome lusts, which drown men in perdition and destruction.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain