1 Timothy 6:9
Good News Translation
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and are caught in the trap of many foolish and harmful desires, which pull them down to ruin and destruction.

Contemporary English Version
People who want to be rich fall into all sorts of temptations and traps. They are caught by foolish and harmful desires that drag them down and destroy them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.

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Genesis 13:10-13 And Lot lifting up his eyes, saw all the country about the Jordan, which was watered throughout, before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrha, as the paradise of the Lord, and like Egypt as one comes to Segor. . . .

Numbers 22:17-19 For I am ready to honour thee, and will give thee whatsoever thou wilt: come and curse this people. . . .

Joshua 7:11 Israel hath sinned, and transgressed my covenant: and they have taken of the anathema, and have stolen and lied, and have hid it among their goods.

2 Kings 5:20-27 But Giezi, the servant of the man of God, said: My master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving of him that which he brought: as the Lord liveth, I will run after him, and take something of him. . . .

Proverbs 15:27 He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house: but he that hateth bribes shall live. By mercy and faith sins are purged away: and by the fear of the Lord every one declineth from evil.

Proverbs 20:21 The inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, in the end shall be without a blessing.

Proverbs 21:6 He that gathereth treasures by a lying tongue, is vain and foolish, and shall stumble upon the snares of death.

Proverbs 22:16 He that oppresseth the poor, to increase his own riches, shall himself give to one that is richer, and shall be in need.

Proverbs 28:20-22 A faithful man shall be much praised: but he that maketh haste to be rich, shall not be innocent. . . .

Isaiah 5:8 Woe to you that join house to house and lay field to field, even to the end of the place: shall you alone dwell in the midst of the earth?

Hosea 12:7,8 He is like Chanaan, there is a deceitful balance in his hand, he hath loved oppression. . . .

Amos 8:4-6 And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place. . . .

Zechariah 11:5 Which they that possessed, slew, and repented not, and they sold them, saying: Blessed be the Lord, we are become rich: and their shepherds spared them not.

Matthew 13:22 And he that received the seed among thorns, is he that heareth the word, and the care of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choketh up the word, and he becometh fruitless.

Matthew 19:22 And when the young man had heard this word, he went away sad: for he had great possessions.

Matthew 26:15 And said to them: What will you give me, and I will deliver him unto you? But they appointed him thirty pieces of silver.

James 5:1-4 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .

2 Peter 2:15,16 Leaving the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam of Bosor who loved the wages of iniquity, . . .

Jude 1:11 Woe unto them! For they have gone in the way of Cain: and after the error of Balaam they have for reward poured out themselves and have perished in the contradiction of Core.

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1 Timothy 3:7 Moreover, he must have a good testimony of them who are without: lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Deuteronomy 7:25 Their graven things thou shalt burn with fire: thou shalt not covet the silver and gold of which they are made, neither shalt thou take to thee any thing thereof, lest thou offend, because it is an abomination to the Lord thy God.

Psalm 11:6 The Lord trieth the just and the wicked: but he that loveth iniquity, hateth his own soul.

Proverbs 1:17-19 And they themselves lie in wait for their own blood, and practise deceits against their own souls. . . .

Luke 21:35 For as a snare shall it come upon all that sit upon the face of the whole earth.

2 Timothy 2:26 And they may recover themselves from the snares of the devil by whom they are held captive at his will.

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Mark 4:19 And the cares of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts after other things entering in choke the word, and it is made fruitless.

Ephesians 4:22 To put off, according to former conversation, the old man, who is corrupted according to the desire of error.

1 John 2:15-17 Love not the world, nor the things which are in the world. If any man love the world, the charity of the Father is not in him. . . .

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1 Timothy 1:9 Knowing this: That the law is not made for the just man but for the unjust and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for the wicked and defiled, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

Numbers 31:8 And their kings Evi, and Recem, and Sur, and Hur, and Rebe, five princes of the nation: Balaam also the son of Beor they killed with the sword.

Joshua 7:24-26 Then Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan, the son of Zare, and the silver, and the garment, and the golden rule, his sons also, and his daughters, his oxen, and asses, and sheep, the tent also, and all the goods: and brought them to the valley of Achor: . . .

Matthew 27:3-5 Then Judas, who betrayed him, seeing that he was condemned, repenting himself, brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and ancients, . . .

Acts 5:4,5 Whilst it remained, did it not remain to thee? And after it was sold, was it not in thy power? Why hast thou conceived this thing in thy heart? Thou hast not lied to men, but to God. . . .

Acts 8:20 Keep thy money to thyself, to perish with thee: because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

2 Peter 2:3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not.

Context
Contentment in Godliness
8But having food and wherewith to be covered, with these we are content. 9For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition. 10For the desire of money is the root of all evils; which some coveting have erred from the faith and have entangled themselves in many sorrows.…
Cross References
Proverbs 15:27
He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house: but he that hateth bribes shall live. By mercy and faith sins are purged away: and by the fear of the Lord every one declineth from evil.

Proverbs 23:4
Labour not to be rich: but set bounds to thy prudence.

Proverbs 28:20
A faithful man shall be much praised: but he that maketh haste to be rich, shall not be innocent.

Zechariah 11:5
Which they that possessed, slew, and repented not, and they sold them, saying: Blessed be the Lord, we are become rich: and their shepherds spared them not.

Matthew 6:19
Lay not up to yourselves treasures on earth: where the rust, and moth consume, and where thieves break through, and steal.

Matthew 13:22
And he that received the seed among thorns, is he that heareth the word, and the care of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choketh up the word, and he becometh fruitless.

Mark 4:19
And the cares of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts after other things entering in choke the word, and it is made fruitless.

Luke 12:21
So is he that layeth up treasure for himself and is not rich towards God.

1 Timothy 3:7
Moreover, he must have a good testimony of them who are without: lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

1 Timothy 6:10
For the desire of money is the root of all evils; which some coveting have erred from the faith and have entangled themselves in many sorrows.

1 Timothy 6:17
Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy)

Titus 2:12
Instructing us, that, denying ungodliness and worldly desires, we should live soberly and justly and godly in this world,

James 5:1
Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you.

Additional Translations
Those who want to be rich, however, fall into temptation and become ensnared by many foolish and harmful desires that plunge them into ruin and destruction.

But those desiring to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

But they that are minded to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition.

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.

But they that desire to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition.

But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

But people who are determined to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many unwise and pernicious ways which sink mankind in destruction and ruin.

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.

and those wishing to be rich, do fall into temptation and a snare, and many desires, foolish and hurtful, that sink men into ruin and destruction,
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