Proverbs 18:11
Good News Translation
Rich people, however, imagine that their wealth protects them like high, strong walls around a city.

Contemporary English Version
the rich think their money is a wall of protection.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The substance of the rich man is the city of his strength, and as a strong wall compassing him about.

New American Bible
The wealth of the rich is their strong city; they fancy it a high wall.

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

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

Proverbs 11:4 The justice of the upright shall make his way prosperous: and the wicked man shall fall by his own wickedness.

Deuteronomy 32:31 For our God is not as their gods: our enemies themselves are judges.

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

Psalm 49:6-9 They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches, . . .

Psalm 52:5-7 Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living. . . .

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

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.

Luke 12:19-21 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. . . .

Context
The Selfishness of the Unfriendly
10The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the just runneth to it, and shall be exalted. 11The substance of the rich man is the city of his strength, and as a strong wall compassing him about.12Before destruction, the heart of a man is exalted: and before he be glorified, it is humbled.…
Cross References
Proverbs 10:15
The work of the just is unto life: but the fruit of the wicked unto sin.

Proverbs 18:12
Before destruction, the heart of a man is exalted: and before he be glorified, it is humbled.

Additional Translations
A rich man’s wealth is his fortified city; it is like a high wall in his imagination.The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, And as a high wall in his own imagination.

The wealth of a rich man is a strong city; and its glory casts a broad shadow.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own imagination.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own imagination.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own conceit.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, like an unscalable wall in his own imagination.

The wealth of the rich is the city of his strength, And as a wall set on high in his own imagination.
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