Parallel Verses

Amplified

A faithful man shall abound with blessings, but he who makes haste to be rich [at any cost] shall not go unpunished.

New American Standard Bible

A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished.

King James Version

A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

Holman Bible

A faithful man will have many blessings,
but one in a hurry to get rich
will not go unpunished.

International Standard Version

The faithful man will prosper with blessings, but whoever is in a hurry to get rich will not escape punishment.

A Conservative Version

A faithful man shall abound with blessings, but he who makes haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.

American Standard Version

A faithful man shall abound with blessings; But he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.

Bible in Basic English

A man of good faith will have great blessing, but one attempting to get wealth quickly will not go free from punishment.

Darby Translation

A faithful man aboundeth with blessings; but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The man of truth shall abound with blessings, but he that makes haste to be rich shall not be absolved.

Julia Smith Translation

A man of faithfulness multiplied blessings: and he hesting to be rich shall not be innocent

King James 2000

A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that makes haste to be rich shall not go unpunished.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A man of faithfulness [has] abundant blessings, but he who hurries to become rich will not go unpunished.

Modern King James verseion

A faithful man shall overflow with blessings, but he who makes haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

A faithful person will have an abundance of blessings, but the one who hastens to gain riches will not go unpunished.

New Heart English Bible

A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.

The Emphasized Bible

A man of fidelity, aboundeth in blessings, but, one hasting to be rich, shall not be held innocent.

Webster

A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

World English Bible

A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.

Youngs Literal Translation

A stedfast man hath multiplied blessings, And whoso is hasting to be rich is not acquitted.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אמנה אמוּנה 
'emuwnah 
Usage: 49

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

with blessings
בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

but he that maketh haste
אוּץ 
'uwts 
Usage: 10

to be rich
עשׁר 
`ashar 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

All About Life

19 He who cultivates his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless people and pursuits will have poverty enough. 20 A faithful man shall abound with blessings, but he who makes haste to be rich [at any cost] shall not go unpunished. 21 To have respect of persons and to show partiality is not good, neither is it good that man should transgress for a piece of bread.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:22

He who has an evil and covetous eye hastens to be rich and knows not that want will come upon him.

Proverbs 13:11

Wealth [not earned but] won in haste or unjustly or from the production of things for vain or detrimental use [such riches] will dwindle away, but he who gathers little by little will increase [his riches].

Proverbs 20:21

An inheritance hastily gotten [by greedy, unjust means] at the beginning, in the end it will not be blessed.

Luke 16:10-12

He who is faithful in a very little [thing] is faithful also in much, and he who is dishonest and unjust in a very little [thing] is dishonest and unjust also in much.

1 Samuel 22:14

Then Ahimelech answered the king, And who is so faithful among all your servants as David, who is the king's son-in-law, and is taken into your council and honored in your house?

2 Kings 5:20-27

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving from his hands what he brought. But as the Lord lives, I will run after him and get something from him.

Nehemiah 7:2

I gave my brother Hanani, with Hananiah the ruler of the castle, charge over Jerusalem, for Hananiah was a more faithful and God-fearing man than many.

Psalm 101:6

My eyes shall [look with favor] upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me; he who walks blamelessly, he shall minister to me.

Psalm 112:4-9

Light arises in the darkness for the upright, gracious, compassionate, and just [who are in right standing with God].

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are upon the head of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Proverbs 17:5

Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker, and he who is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent or go unpunished.

Proverbs 20:6

Many a man proclaims his own loving-kindness and goodness, but a faithful man who can find?

Proverbs 23:4

Weary not yourself to be rich; cease from your own [human] wisdom.

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful steward, the wise man whom his master will set over those in his household service to supply them their allowance of food at the appointed time?

Luke 16:1

Also [Jesus] said to the disciples, There was a certain rich man who had a manager of his estate, and accusations [against this man] were brought to him, that he was squandering his [master's] possessions.

1 Corinthians 4:2-5

Moreover, it is [essentially] required of stewards that a man should be found faithful [proving himself worthy of trust].

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who crave to be rich fall into temptation and a snare and into many foolish (useless, godless) and hurtful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction and miserable perishing.

Revelation 2:10

Fear nothing that you are about to suffer. [Dismiss your dread and your fears!] Behold, the devil is indeed about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested and proved and critically appraised, and for ten days you will have affliction. Be loyally faithful unto death [even if you must die for it], and I will give you the crown of life.

Revelation 2:13

I know where you live -- "a place where Satan sits enthroned. [Yet] you are clinging to and holding fast My name, and you did not deny My faith, even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed (martyred) in your midst -- "where Satan dwells.

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