Proverbs 10:15 {16}
Good News Translation
Wealth protects the rich; poverty destroys the poor.

Contemporary English Version
Great wealth can be a fortress, but poverty is no protection at all.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The work of the just is unto life: but the fruit of the wicked unto sin.

New American Bible
The wealth of the rich is their strong city; the ruin of the poor is their poverty.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The work of the just is unto life: but the fruit of the wicked unto sin.

rich

Proverbs 18:11 The substance of the rich man is the city of his strength, and as a strong wall compassing him about.

Job 31:24,25 If I have thought gold my strength, and have said to fine gold: My confidence: . . .

Psalm 49:6 They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches,

Psalm 52:7 Behold the man that made not God his helper: But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.

Ecclesiastes 7:12 For as wisdom is a defence, so money is a defence: but learning and wisdom excel in this, that they give life to him that possesseth them.

Jeremiah 9:23 Thus saith the Lord: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, and let not the strong man glory in his strength, and let not the rich man glory in his riches:

Mark 10:24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus again answering, saith to them: Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God?

Luke 12:19 And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thy rest: eat, drink, make good cheer.

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)

the destruction

Proverbs 14:20 The poor man shall be hateful even to his own neighbour: but the friends of the rich are many.

Proverbs 19:7 The brethren of the poor man hate him: moreover also his friends have departed far from him. He that followeth after words only, shall have nothing.

Proverbs 22:22,23 Do no violence to the poor, because he is poor: and do not oppress the needy in the gate: . . .

Micah 2:1,2 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee. . . .

Context
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
14The substance of a rich man is the city of his strength: the fear of the poor is their poverty. 15The work of the just is unto life: but the fruit of the wicked unto sin.16The way of life, to him that observeth correction: but he that forsaketh reproofs, goeth astray.…
Cross References
Job 31:24
If I have thought gold my strength, and have said to fine gold: My confidence:

Psalm 52:7
Behold the man that made not God his helper: But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.

Proverbs 18:11
The substance of the rich man is the city of his strength, and as a strong wall compassing him about.

Proverbs 19:7
The brethren of the poor man hate him: moreover also his friends have departed far from him. He that followeth after words only, shall have nothing.

Additional Translations
The wealth of the rich man is his fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor.The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city: The destruction of the poor is their poverty.

The wealth of rich men is a strong city; but poverty is the ruin of the ungodly.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city; the destruction of the poor is their poverty.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.

The wealth of the rich is his strong city, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
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