New Living Translation
Those who love pleasure become poor; those who love wine and luxury will never be rich.
King James Bible
He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.
Darby Bible Translation
He that loveth mirth shall be a poor man; he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.
World English Bible
He who loves pleasure shall be a poor man. He who loves wine and oil shall not be rich.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is loving mirth is a poor man, Whoso is loving wine and oil maketh no wealth.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:17 Wine and oil - Delicious fare and luxurious feasting. Wine and oil were much used in feasts in those parts.
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The wicked are punished in place of the godly, and traitors in place of the honest.
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