King James Version
A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
Darby Bible Translation
A faithful man aboundeth with blessings; but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
World English Bible
A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.
Young's Literal Translation
A stedfast man hath multiplied blessings, And whoso is hasting to be rich is not acquitted.
Proverbs 28:20 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
innocent: or, unpunished
A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.Proverbs 28:20 Parallel Commentaries
"He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." Proverbs 28:13. The conditions of obtaining mercy of God are simple and just and reasonable. The Lord does not require us to do some grievous thing in order that we may have the forgiveness of sin. We need not make long and wearisome pilgrimages, or perform painful penances, to commend our souls to the God of heaven or to expiate our transgression; but he that confesseth and forsaketh his sin …
Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
"If we Confess Our Sins, He is Faithful and Just to Forgive us Our Sins",
Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
God's Law Immutable
How to be Admonished are those who Give Away what is their Own, and those who Seize what Belongs to Others.
The Authority and Utility of the Scriptures
Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
1 Timothy 6:9
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.
Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.
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