Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for 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 envious eye hurries to be rich
And does not know that poverty 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.

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.

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 show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread. 22 A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him. 23 One who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor than one who flatters with the tongue.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:6

Do not eat the food of him who has a stingy eye, and do not crave his delicacies:

Proverbs 28:20

A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.

1 Timothy 6:9

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.

Genesis 13:10-13

Lot lifted up his eyes, and saw all the plain of the Jordan, that it was well-watered everywhere, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as you go to Zoar.

Genesis 19:17

It came to pass, when they had taken them out, that he said, "Escape for your life. Do not look behind you, and do not stay anywhere in the plain. Escape to the mountains, lest you be consumed."

Job 20:18-22

That for which he labored he shall restore, and shall not swallow it down. According to the substance that he has gotten, he shall not rejoice.

Job 27:16-17

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

Matthew 20:15

Is not it lawful for me to do what I want to with what I own? Or is your eye evil, because I am good?'

Mark 7:22

covetings, wickedness, deceit, lustful desires, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.

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