New Living Translation
Trust in your money and down you go! But the godly flourish like leaves in spring.
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.
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LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
In fact, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of God!"
1 Timothy 6:17
Teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment.
They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither, and they prosper in all they do.
They trust in their wealth and boast of great riches.
But the godly will flourish like palm trees and grow strong like the cedars of Lebanon.
They are like trees planted along a riverbank, with roots that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green, and they never stop producing fruit.
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