New American Standard Bible
He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.
King James Bible
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
Darby Bible Translation
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a leaf.
World English Bible
He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is confident in his wealth he falleth, And as a leaf, the righteous flourish.
Proverbs 11:28 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A sermon (No. 642) delivered on Sunday morning, July 30, 1865, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it."--Proverbs 11:26. If I dared, I should always preach upon the comfortable promises and gracious doctrines of God's Word. I find it most delightful and easy work to expatiate upon those themes of revelation which abound in sweetness, and are full of savor and preciousness …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
To Win Souls Requires Wisdom.
The Controversy Ended
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
"It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."
1 Timothy 6:17
Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.
He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.
Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches?
The righteous man will flourish like the palm tree, He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
"For he will be like a tree planted by the water, That extends its roots by a stream And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a year of drought Nor cease to yield fruit.
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