New Living Translation
Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time.
King James Bible
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.
Darby Bible Translation
Wealth gotten by vanity diminisheth; but he that gathereth by manual-labour shall increase it.
World English Bible
Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.
Young's Literal Translation
Wealth from vanity becometh little, And whoso is gathering by the hand becometh great.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:11 Vanity - By wicked practices.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
Pride leads to conflict; those who take advice are wise.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life.
Wealth created by a lying tongue is a vanishing mist and a deadly trap.
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