New International Version
A faithful person will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished.
King James Bible
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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
innocent or unpunished
LibraryTwo Coverings and Two Consequences
A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
God's Law Immutable
"Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in his household to give them their food at the proper time?
"His master replied, 'Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master's happiness!'
1 Timothy 6:9
Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
Desire without knowledge is not good-- how much more will hasty feet miss the way!
An inheritance claimed too soon will not be blessed at the end.
Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness.
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