Proverbs 27:24
Good News Translation
because wealth is not permanent. Not even nations last forever.

Contemporary English Version
because wealth and honor don't last forever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thou shalt not always have power: but a crown shall be given to generation and generation.

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For thou shalt not always have power: but a crown shall be given to generation and generation.

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Proverbs 23:5 Lift not up thy eyes to riches which thou canst not have: because they shall make themselves wings like those of an eagle, and shall fly towards heaven.

Zephaniah 1:18 Neither shall their silver and their gold be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the Lord: all the land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy destruction of all them that dwell in the land.

1 Timothy 6:17,18 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) . . .

riches

James 1:10 And the rich, in his being low: because as the flower of the grass shall he pass away.

doth

2 Samuel 7:16 And thy house shall be faithful, and thy kingdom for ever before thy face, and thy throne shall be firm for ever.

Psalm 89:36 His seed shall endure for ever.

Isaiah 9:7 His empire shall be multiplied, and there shall be no end of peace: he shall sit upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom; to establish it and strengthen it with judgment and with justice, from henceforth and for ever: the zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

every generation

Context
Do not Boast about Tomorrow
23Be diligent to know the countenance of thy cattle, and consider thy own flocks: 24For thou shalt not always have power: but a crown shall be given to generation and generation.25The meadows are open, and the green herbs have appeared, and the hay is gathered out of the mountains.…
Cross References
Job 19:9
He hath stripped me of my glory, and hath taken the crown from my head.

Psalm 89:39
Thou hast overthrown the covenant of thy servant: thou hast profaned his sanctuary on the earth.

Proverbs 23:5
Lift not up thy eyes to riches which thou canst not have: because they shall make themselves wings like those of an eagle, and shall fly towards heaven.

Jeremiah 13:18
Say to the king, and to the queen: Humble yourselves, sit down: for the crown of your glory is come down from your head.

Lamentations 5:16
The crown is fallen from our head: woe to us, because we have sinned.

Ezekiel 21:26
Thus saith the Lord God: Remove the diadem, take off the crown: is it not this that hath exalted the low one, and brought down him that was high?

Additional Translations
for riches are not forever, nor does a crown endure to every generation.For riches are not for ever: and does the crown endure to every generation?

For riches are not for ever: And doth the crown endure unto all generations?

For a man has not strength and power for ever; neither does he transmit it from generation to generation.

for wealth is not for ever; and doth the crown [endure] from generation to generation?

For riches are not for ever; and doth the crown endure unto all generations?

For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation?

for riches are not forever, nor does even the crown endure to all generations.

For riches are not to the age, Nor a crown to generation and generation.
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