New American Standard Bible
Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, But righteousness delivers from death.
King James Bible
Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.
Darby Bible Translation
Wealth profiteth not in the day of wrath; but righteousness delivereth from death.
World English Bible
Riches don't profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
Young's Literal Translation
Wealth profiteth not in a day of wrath, And righteousness delivereth from death.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The day of wrath - Words true in their highest sense of the great "diesirae" of the future, but spoken in the first instance (compare Zephaniah 1:15-18) of any "day of the Lord," any time of judgment, when men or nations receive the chastisement of their sins. At such a time "riches profit not."
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.
Then the LORD said to Noah, "Enter the ark, you and all your household, for you alone I have seen to be righteous before Me in this time.
For jealousy enrages a man, And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.
Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death.
'They will fling their silver into the streets and their gold will become an abhorrent thing; their silver and their gold will not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD. They cannot satisfy their appetite nor can they fill their stomachs, for their iniquity has become an occasion of stumbling.
Neither their silver nor their gold Will be able to deliver them On the day of the LORD'S wrath; And all the earth will be devoured In the fire of His jealousy, For He will make a complete end, Indeed a terrifying one, Of all the inhabitants of the earth.
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