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Don't be upset when someone becomes rich, when his wealth grows even greater;
Contemporary English Version
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Be not thou afraid, when a man shall be made rich, and when the glory of his house shall be increased.
Psalm 49:5 Why shall I fear in the evil day? the iniquity of my heel shall encompass me.
Psalm 37:1,7 Be not emulous of evildoers; nor envy them that work iniquity. . . .
Esther 3:1-6 After these things, king Assuerus advanced Aman, the son of Amadathi, who was of the race of Agag: and he set his throne above all the princes that were with him. . . .
Proverbs 28:12 In the joy of the just there is great glory: when the wicked reign, men are ruined.
Genesis 31:1 But after that he had heard the words of the sons of Laban, saying: Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's, and being enriched by his substance is become great.
Esther 5:11 And he declared to them the greatness of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and with how great glory the king had advanced him above all his princes and servants.
Revelation 21:24,26 And the nations shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth shall bring their glory and honour into it. . . .
ContextThe Evanescence of Wealth
…15But God will redeem my soul from the hand of hell, when he shall receive me. 16Be not thou afraid, when a man shall be made rich, and when the glory of his house shall be increased.17For when he shall die he shall take nothing away; nor shall his glory descend with him.…
Additional TranslationsDo not be amazed when a man grows rich, when the splendor of his house increases.Be not you afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;
Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, When the glory of his house is increased.
Fear not when a man is enriched, and when the glory of his house is increased.
Be not afraid when a man becometh rich, when the glory of his house is increased:
Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased:
Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;
Don't be afraid when a man is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased.
Fear not, when one maketh wealth, When the honour of his house is abundant,
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