Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

A man of want [is] he who loves pleasure; he who loves wine and oil will not become rich.

New American Standard Bible

He who loves pleasure will become a poor man;
He who loves wine and oil will not become rich.

King James Version

He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Holman Bible

The one who loves pleasure will become a poor man;
whoever loves wine and oil will not get rich.

International Standard Version

Pleasure lovers become poor; loving wine and oil doesn't bring riches.

A Conservative Version

He who loves pleasure shall be a poor man. He who loves wine and oil shall not be rich.

American Standard Version

He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: He that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Amplified


He who loves [only selfish] pleasure will become a poor man;
He who loves and is devoted to wine and [olive] oil will not become rich.

Bible in Basic English

The lover of pleasure will be a poor man: the lover of wine and oil will not get wealth.

Darby Translation

He that loveth mirth shall be a poor man; he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Julia Smith Translation

A man of poverty loving joy: he loving wine and oil shall not be rich.

King James 2000

He that loves pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loves wine and oil shall not be rich.

Modern King James verseion

He who loves pleasure shall be a poor man; he who loves wine and oil shall not be rich.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that hath pleasure in banquets, shall be a poor man; Whoso delighteth in wine and delicates, shall not be rich.

NET Bible

The one who loves pleasure will be a poor person; whoever loves wine and anointing oil will not be rich.

New Heart English Bible

He who loves pleasure shall be a poor man. He who loves wine and oil shall not be rich.

The Emphasized Bible

A needy man, shall he be that loveth merriment, the lover of wine and oil, shall not become rich.

Webster

He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

World English Bible

He who loves pleasure shall be a poor man. He who loves wine and oil shall not be rich.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is loving mirth is a poor man, Whoso is loving wine and oil maketh no wealth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

shall be a poor
מחסר מחסור 
Machcowr 
Usage: 13

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

and oil
שׁמן 
Shemen 
Usage: 193

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

16 Whoever wanders from the way of understanding, in the assembly of the dead he will rest. 17 A man of want [is] he who loves pleasure; he who loves wine and oil will not become rich. 18 A ransom for the righteous is the wicked, and [the] faithless instead of the upright.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:21

For the drunkard and gluttonous, they will become poor, and [with] rags, drowsiness will clothe them

Proverbs 5:10-11

lest strangers take [their] fill of your strength, and your labors [go] to the house of a foreigner,

Proverbs 21:20

Precious treasure and oil [are] in the house of the wise, but the foolish person will devour them.

Luke 15:13-16

And after not many days, the younger son gathered everything [and] went on a journey to a distant country, and there he squandered his wealth [by] living wastefully.

Luke 16:24-25

And he called out [and] said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he could dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am suffering pain in this flame!'

1 Timothy 5:6

But the one who lives for sensual pleasure is dead [even though she] lives.

2 Timothy 3:4

traitors, reckless, conceited, loving pleasure rather than loving God,

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