Proverbs 11:28 {29}
Good News Translation
Those who depend on their wealth will fall like the leaves of autumn, but the righteous will prosper like the leaves of summer.

Contemporary English Version
Trust in your wealth, and you will be a failure, but God's people will prosper like healthy plants.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that troubleth his own house, shall inherit the winds: and the fool shall serve the wise.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He that troubleth his own house, shall inherit the winds: and the fool shall serve the wise.

that

Proverbs 10:15 The work of the just is unto life: but the fruit of the wicked unto sin.

Deuteronomy 8:12-14 Lest after thou hast eaten and art filled, hast built goodly houses, and dwelt in them, . . .

Job 31:24,25 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.

Psalm 62:10 Trust not in iniquity, and covet not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.

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 12:20 But God said to him: Thou fool, this night do they require thy soul of thee. And whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?

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)

but

Psalm 1:3 And he shall be like a tree which is planted near the running waters, which shall bring forth its fruit, in due season. And his leaf shall not fall off: and all whatsoever he shall do shall prosper.

Psalm 52:8 But I, as a fruitful olive tree in the house of God, have hoped in the mercy of God for ever, yea for ever and ever.

Psalm 92:12-14 The just shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow up like the cedar of Libanus. . . .

Isaiah 60:21 And thy people shall be all just, they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hand to glorify me.

Jeremiah 17:8 And he shall be as a tree that is planted by the waters, that spreadeth out its roots towards moisture: and it shall not fear when the heat cometh. And the leaf thereof shall be green, and in the time of drought it shall not be solicitous, neither shall it cease at any time to bring forth fruit.

Context
Dishonest Scales
27He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the just shall spring up as a green leaf. 28He that troubleth his own house, shall inherit the winds: and the fool shall serve the wise.29The fruit of the just man is a tree of life: and he that gaineth souls is wise.…
Cross References
Mark 10:25
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

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)

Psalm 1:3
And he shall be like a tree which is planted near the running waters, which shall bring forth its fruit, in due season. And his leaf shall not fall off: and all whatsoever he shall do shall prosper.

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

Psalm 92:12
The just shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow up like the cedar of Libanus.

Jeremiah 17:8
And he shall be as a tree that is planted by the waters, that spreadeth out its roots towards moisture: and it shall not fear when the heat cometh. And the leaf thereof shall be green, and in the time of drought it shall not be solicitous, neither shall it cease at any time to bring forth fruit.

Additional Translations
He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like foliage.He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; But the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

He that trusts in wealth shall fall; but he that helps righteous men shall rise.

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a leaf.

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

Whoso is confident in his wealth he falleth, And as a leaf, the righteous flourish.
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