Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will 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.

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.

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 One who works his land will have an abundance of food; but one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty. 20 A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished. 21 To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:22

A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him.

Proverbs 13:11

Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.

Proverbs 20:21

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

Luke 16:10-12

He who is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much. He who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.

1 Samuel 22:14

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

2 Kings 5:20-27

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought. As the LORD lives, I will run after him, and take something from him."

Nehemiah 7:2

that I put my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the commander of the fortress, in charge of Jerusalem; for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.

Psalm 101:6

My eyes will be on the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me. He who walks in a perfect way, he will serve me.

Psalm 112:4-9

Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 17:5

Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 20:6

Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man?

Proverbs 23:4

Do not weary yourself to be rich. In your wisdom, show restraint.

Luke 12:42

The Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the right times?

Luke 16:1

He also said to his disciples, "There was a certain rich man who had a manager. An accusation was made to him that this man was wasting his possessions.

1 Corinthians 4:2-5

Here, moreover, it is required of stewards, that they be found faithful.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.

Revelation 2:10

Do not be afraid of the things which you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested; and you will have oppression for ten days. Be faithful to death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Revelation 2:13

"I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. You hold firmly to my name, and did not deny my faith even in the days of Antipas my witness, my faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

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