New International Version
Wealth is worthless 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.
Proverbs 11:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Riches profit not in the day of wrath - Among men they can do all things; but they cannot purchase the remission of sins, nor turn aside the wrath of God when that is poured out upon the opulent transgressor.
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Chester Cathedral, Nave Service, Evening. May 1872. Proverbs xi. 31. "Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner." This is the key-note of the Book of Proverbs--that men are punished or rewarded according to their deeds in this life; nay, it is the key-note of the whole Old Testament. "The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and His ears are open unto their prayers; the countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil, to root out …
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The LORD then said to Noah, "Go into the ark, you and your whole family, because I have found you righteous in this generation.
For jealousy arouses a husband's fury, and he will show no mercy when he takes revenge.
Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.
"'They will throw their silver into the streets, and their gold will be treated as a thing unclean. Their silver and gold will not be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD's wrath. It will not satisfy their hunger or fill their stomachs, for it has caused them to stumble into sin.
Neither their silver nor their gold will be able to save them on the day of the LORD's wrath." In the fire of his jealousy the whole earth will be consumed, for he will make a sudden end of all who live on the earth.
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