Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

Holman Bible

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

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 To look upon faces is not good and for a morsel of bread the man will transgress. 22 A man of evil eye hasted for riches, and knew not that want shall come upon him. 23 He reproving a man, afterwards shall find favor more than he smoothing the tongue.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:6

Thou shalt not eat the bread of an evil eye, and ye shall not long for its dainties:

Proverbs 28:20

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

1 Timothy 6:9

And they wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many eager desires, unwise and hurtful, which sink men into ruin and perdition.

Genesis 13:10-13

And Lot will lift his eyes and will see all the environs of Jordan, that all was watered, before that Jehovah destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, as the garden of Jehovah as the land of Egypt in thy coming to Zoar.

Genesis 19:17

And it shall be when having brought them forth without, he will say, Escape for thy life; thou shalt not look behind thee, and thou shalt not stay in all the circuit: escape to the mountain, lest thou shalt be destoyed.

Job 20:18-22

Turning back the labor, and he shall not swallow down: according to the substance of his exchange and he shall not exult

Job 27:16-17

If he shall heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as clay;

Matthew 20:15

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my things? Or is thine eye evil because I am good

Mark 7:22

Thefts, overreaching, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, defamation, pride, foolishness:

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