Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 man shall abound with blessings, but he who makes haste to be rich [at any cost] shall 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.

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 Whoever works his farmland will have abundant food, but whoever chases fantasies will become very poor. 20 The faithful man will prosper with blessings, but whoever is in a hurry to get rich will not escape punishment. 21 To show partiality isn't good, yet for a piece of bread the valiant will transgress.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:22

The miser is in a hurry to get wealthy, but he isn't aware that poverty will catch up with him.

Proverbs 13:11

Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but whoever works diligently increases his prosperity.

Proverbs 20:21

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

Luke 16:10-12

Whoever is faithful with very little is also faithful with a lot, and whoever is dishonest with very little is also dishonest with a lot.

1 Samuel 22:14

Ahimelech answered the king, "Who among all your officials is as faithful as David? He is the king's son-in-law, the captain of your bodyguard, and he's honored in your household.

2 Kings 5:20-27

After Naaman had gone only a short distance, Gehazi, the attendant to Elisha, the man of God, told himself, "Look how my master has spared this Aramean, Naaman! He declined to take from him what he brought. As the LORD lives, I'm going to run after him and get something from him."

Nehemiah 7:2

I appointed my brother Hanani and fortress commander Hananiah to be over Jerusalem, since he was a faithful person who revered God more than many others did.

Psalm 101:6

My eyes are looking at the faithful of the land, so they may live with me; The one who lives a life of integrity will serve me.

Psalm 112:4-9

A light shines in the darkness for the upright, for the one who is gracious, compassionate, and just.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings come upon the head of the righteous, but the words of the wicked conceal violence.

Proverbs 17:5

Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their maker, and whoever is happy about disaster will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 20:6

Many claim "I'm a loyal person!" but who can find someone who truly is?

Proverbs 23:4

Don't exhaust yourself acquiring wealth; be smart enough to stop.

Luke 12:42

The Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful and careful servant manager whom his master will put in charge of giving all his other servants their share of food at the right time?

Luke 16:1

Now Jesus was saying to the disciples, "A rich man had a servant manager who was accused of wasting his assets.

1 Corinthians 4:2-5

Now it is required of servant managers that each one should prove to be trustworthy.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But people who want to get rich keep toppling into temptation and are trapped by many stupid and harmful desires that plunge them into destruction and ruin.

Revelation 2:10

Don't be afraid of what you are going to suffer. Look! The Devil is going to throw some of you into prison so that you may be tested. For ten days you will undergo suffering. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the victor's crown of life.

Revelation 2:13

"I know where you live. Satan's throne is there. Yet you hold on to my name and have not denied your faith in me, even in the days of Antipas, my faithful witness, who was killed in your presence, where Satan lives.

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