Proverbs 20:21
Good News Translation
The more easily you get your wealth, the less good it will do you.

Contemporary English Version
Getting rich quick may turn out to be a curse.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, in the end shall be without a blessing.

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The inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, in the end shall be without a blessing.

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

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

1 Timothy 6:9 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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Proverbs 13:22 The good man leaveth heirs, sons, and grandsons: and the substance of the sinner is kept for the just.

Proverbs 28:8 He that heapeth together riches by usury and loan, gathereth them for him that will be bountiful to the poor.

Job 27:16,17 If he shall heap together silver as earth, and prepare raiment as clay, . . .

Habakkuk 2:6 Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a dark speech concerning him: and it shall be said: Woe to him that heapeth together that which is not his own? how long also doth he load himself with thick clay?

Zechariah 5:4 I will bring it forth, saith the Lord of hosts: and it shall come to the house of the thief, and to the house of him that sweareth falsely by my name: and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it, with the timber thereof, and the stones thereof.

Malachi 2:2 If you will not hear, and if you will not lay it to heart, to give glory to my name, saith the Lord of hosts: I will send poverty upon you, and will curse your blessings, yea I will curse them, because you have not laid it to heart.

Context
Wine is a Mocker
20He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness. 21The inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, in the end shall be without a blessing.22Say not: I will return evil: wait for the Lord, and he will deliver thee.…
Cross References
Proverbs 20:20
He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

Proverbs 20:22
Say not: I will return evil: wait for the Lord, and he will deliver thee.

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

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

Additional Translations
An inheritance gained quickly will not be blessed in the end.An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; But the end thereof shall not be blessed.

A portion hastily gotten at first shall not be blessed in the end.

An inheritance obtained hastily at the beginning will not be blessed in the end.

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end of it shall not be blessed.

An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.

An inheritance gotten wrongly at first, Even its latter end is not blessed.
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