Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

Amplified


A faithful (right-minded) man will abound with blessings,
But he who hurries to be rich will not go 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.

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.

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 that tilleth his ground, shall have plenty of bread, but, he that pursueth empty-heads, shall have plenty of poverty. 20 A man of fidelity, aboundeth in blessings, but, one hasting to be rich, shall not be held innocent. 21 To take note of faces in judgment , is not good, and, for a bit of bread, a man will transgress.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:22

A man, hasting to be rich, hath an evil eye, and knoweth not when want may overtake him.

Proverbs 13:11

Wealth gotten by greed, diminisheth, but, he that gathereth by little, increaseth.

Proverbs 20:21

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

Luke 16:10-12

The faithful in least, in much also, is, faithful, and, he that in least is unrighteous, in much also, is, unrighteous.

1 Samuel 22:14

Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, - But who, among all thy servants, like David, is, faithful, being son-in-law to the king, and, cometh near to have audience with thee, and is, honoured in thy household?

2 Kings 5:20-27

Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said - Lo! my lord, hath restrained, this Naaman the Syrian, by not taking at his hand that which he brought! By the life of Yahweh, verily, I will runs after him, and accept of him, something.

Nehemiah 7:2

that I gave Hanani my brother, and Hananiah captain of the castle, charge over Jerusalem, for, he, was a truly faithful man, and revered God above many.

Psalm 101:6

Mine eyes, shall be upon the faithful of the land, That they may dwell with me, - he that walketh in a blameless way, he, shall attend me.

Psalm 112:4-9

Risen - in darkness, is light to the upright, The gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings, are for the head of the righteous man, but, the mouth of the lawless, covereth up wrong.

Proverbs 17:5

He that mocketh the poor, hath reproached his Maker, He that maketh merry at distress, shall not be held innocent.

Proverbs 20:6

A kind man one may call, a great man, - but, a faithful man, who can find?

Proverbs 23:4

Do not toil to get wealth, of thine own understanding, forbear:

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said - Who then is the faithful steward, the prudent one, whom the lord will appoint over his body of attendants, to be giving, in due season, the measured allowance of wheat?

Luke 16:1

And he went on to say, unto his disciples also, - There was, a certain rich man, who had a steward, and, the same, was accused to him as squandering his goods.

1 Corinthians 4:2-5

Here, furthermore, it is sought in stewards, that, faithful, one be found.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But, they who are determined to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful covetings, the which, sink men into ruin and destruction, -

Revelation 2:10

Do not fear the things which thou art about to suffer. Lo! the adversary is about to cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried, and may have tribulation ten days. Become thou faithful until death, and I will give thee the crown of life.

Revelation 2:13

I know where thou dwellest, where, the throne of Satan, is; and thou art holding fast my name, and didst not deny my faith, even in the days of Antipas, my witness, my faithful one, who was killed near you, where, Satan, dwelleth.

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