Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

A greedy man is in a hurry for wealth;
he doesn’t know that poverty will come to him.

New American Standard Bible

A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth And does not know that want will come upon him.

King James Version

He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

He who has an evil eye hastens after riches, and does not know that want shall come upon him.

American Standard Version

he that hath an evil eye hasteth after riches, And knoweth not that want shall come upon him.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

He who is ever desiring wealth goes running after money, and does not see that need will come on him.

Darby Translation

He that hath an evil eye hasteth after wealth, and knoweth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye and does not consider that poverty shall come upon him.

Julia Smith Translation

A man of evil eye hasted for riches, and knew not that want shall come upon him.

King James 2000

He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come upon him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who hurries for wealth is {a man with an evil eye}, but he does not know that poverty will come upon him.

Modern King James verseion

He who hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and does not know that poverty will come upon him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that will be rich all too soon, hath an evil eye; and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

NET Bible

The stingy person hastens after riches and does not know that poverty will overtake him.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Troubled for wealth is the man with an evil eye, And he knoweth not that want doth meet him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

to be rich
הון 
Hown 
Usage: 26

חסר 
Checer 
Usage: 2


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

References

Hastings

Eye

Context Readings

All About Life

21 It is not good to show partiality
yet a man may sin for a piece of bread.
22 A greedy man is in a hurry for wealth;
he doesn’t know that poverty will come to him.
23 One who rebukes a person will later find more favor
than one who flatters with his tongue.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:6

Don’t eat a stingy person’s bread,
and don’t desire his choice food,

Proverbs 28:20

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

1 Timothy 6:9

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.

Genesis 13:10-13

Lot looked out and saw that the entire Jordan Valley as far as Zoar was well watered everywhere like the Lord’s garden and the land of Egypt. This was before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.

Genesis 19:17

As soon as the angels got them outside, one of them said, “Run for your lives! Don’t look back and don’t stop anywhere on the plain! Run to the mountains, or you will be swept away!”

Job 20:18-22

He must return the fruit of his labor without consuming it;
he doesn’t enjoy the profits from his trading.

Job 27:16-17

Though he piles up silver like dust
and heaps up a wardrobe like clay—

Matthew 20:15

Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my business? Are you jealous because I’m generous?’

Mark 7:22

adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, promiscuity, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.

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