Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich,
When the glory of his house is increased;

King James Version

Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;

Holman Bible

Do not be afraid when a man gets rich,
when the wealth of his house increases.

International Standard Version

Don't be afraid when someone gets rich, when the glory of his household increases.

A Conservative Version

Be not thou afraid when a man is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased.

American Standard Version

Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, When the glory of his house is increased.

Amplified


Be not afraid when [an ungodly] man becomes rich,
When the wealth and glory of his house are increased;

Bible in Basic English

Have no fear when wealth comes to a man, and the glory of his house is increased;

Darby Translation

Be not afraid when a man becometh rich, when the glory of his house is increased:

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not fear when a man shall be enriched, and when the honor of his house shall be increased;

King James 2000

Be not afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not fear when a man becomes rich, when the wealth of his house increases,

Modern King James verseion

Be not afraid when one becomes rich, when the glory of his house increases;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be not thou afraid, though one be made rich, or if the glory of his house be increased;

NET Bible

Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich and his wealth multiplies!

New Heart English Bible

Do not be afraid when a man is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not fear, When a man becometh rich, When the glory of his house increaseth;

Webster

Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;

World English Bible

Don't be afraid when a man is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased.

Youngs Literal Translation

Fear not, when one maketh wealth, When the honour of his house is abundant,

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

15 But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol,
For He will receive me. Selah.
16 Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich,
When the glory of his house is increased;
17 For when he dies he will carry nothing away;
His glory will not descend after him.


Cross References

Psalm 37:7

Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him;
Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way,
Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.

Genesis 31:1

Now Jacob heard the words of Laban’s sons, saying, “Jacob has taken away all that was our father’s, and from what belonged to our father he has made all this wealth.”

Esther 3:1-6

After these events King Ahasuerus promoted Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him and established his authority over all the princes who were with him.

Esther 5:11

Then Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, and the number of his sons, and every instance where the king had magnified him and how he had promoted him above the princes and servants of the king.

Psalm 37:1

A Psalm of David.
Do not fret because of evildoers,
Be not envious toward wrongdoers.

Psalm 49:5

Why should I fear in days of adversity,
When the iniquity of my foes surrounds me,

Proverbs 28:12

When the righteous triumph, there is great glory,
But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves.

Revelation 21:24

The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their glory into it.

Revelation 21:26

and they will bring the glory and the honor of the nations into it;

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