Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Trust not in oppression, And become not vain in robbery: If riches increase, set not your heart thereon .

New American Standard Bible

Do not trust in oppression And do not vainly hope in robbery; If riches increase, do not set your heart upon them.

King James Version

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Holman Bible

Place no trust in oppression,
or false hope in robbery.
If wealth increases,
pay no attention to it.

International Standard Version

Don't trust in oppression or put false hope in stealing; if you become wealthy, do not set your heart on it.

A Conservative Version

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery. If riches increase, set not your heart [on it].

Amplified

Trust not in and rely confidently not on extortion and oppression, and do not vainly hope in robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.

Bible in Basic English

Have no faith in the rewards of evil-doing, or in profits wrongly made: if your wealth is increased, do not put your hopes on it.

Darby Translation

Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Trust not in violence and become not vain in the taking of spoil; if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not trust in oppression, ye shall not become vain in plunder: if wealth shall increase ye shall not set the heart

King James 2000

Trust not in oppression, and hope not vainly in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not trust in extortion, and do not put vain [confidence] in robbery. If wealth increases, do not set [your] heart [on it].

Modern King James verseion

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if riches increase, do not set your heart on them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O trust not in wrong or robbery; give not yourselves unto vanity. If riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

NET Bible

Do not trust in what you can gain by oppression! Do not put false confidence in what you can gain by robbery! If wealth increases, do not become attached to it!

New Heart English Bible

Do not trust in oppression. Do not become vain in robbery. If riches increase, do not set your heart on them.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not trust in extortion, Nor, with robbery, become vain, As for wealth, when it beareth fruit, Do not set thereon your heart.

Webster

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

World English Bible

Don't trust in oppression. Don't become vain in robbery. If riches increase, don't set your heart on them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Trust not in oppression, And in robbery become not vain, Wealth -- when it increaseth -- set not the heart.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Trust In God Alone

9 Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: In the balances they will go up; They are together lighter than vanity. 10 Trust not in oppression, And become not vain in robbery: If riches increase, set not your heart thereon . 11 God hath spoken once, Twice have I heard this, That power belongeth unto God.


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength, But trusted in the abundance of his riches, And strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Isaiah 30:12

Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and rely thereon;

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

And it shall be, when Jehovah thy God shall bring thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee, great and goodly cities, which thou buildest not,

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

lest, when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;

Job 20:19

For he hath oppressed and forsaken the poor; He hath violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.

Job 20:29

This is the portion of a wicked man from God, And the heritage appointed unto him by God.

Job 27:16-23

Though he heap up silver as the dust, And prepare raiment as the clay;

Job 31:24-25

If I have made gold my hope, And have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walketh in a vain show; Surely they are disquieted in vain: He heapeth up riches , and knoweth not who shall gather them.

Psalm 49:6

They that trust in their wealth, And boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Psalm 91:14

Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

Proverbs 23:5

Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? For riches certainly make themselves wings, Like an eagle that flieth toward heaven.

Isaiah 28:15

Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with Sheol are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us; for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:

Isaiah 47:10

For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness; thou hast said, None seeth me; thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee, and thou hast said in thy heart, I am, and there is none else besides me.

Isaiah 59:4

None sueth in righteousness, and none pleadeth in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Isaiah 61:8

For I, Jehovah, love justice, I hate robbery with iniquity; and I will give them their recompense in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Jeremiah 13:25

This is thy lot, the portion measured unto thee from me, saith Jehovah; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.

Jeremiah 17:11

As the partridge that sitteth on eggs which she hath not laid, so is he that getteth riches, and not by right; in the midst of his days they shall leave him, and at his end he shall be a fool.

Mark 8:36-37

For what doth it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?

Mark 10:23

And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 12:15-21

And he said unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil: which some reaching after have been led astray from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

1 Timothy 6:17

Charge them that are rich in this present world, that they be not highminded, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

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