New Living Translation
The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.
King James Bible
There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.
Darby Bible Translation
There is costly store and oil in the dwelling of a wise man; but a foolish man swalloweth it up.
World English Bible
There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man swallows it up.
Young's Literal Translation
A treasure to be desired, and oil, Is in the habitation of the wise, And a foolish man swalloweth it up.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:20 The wise - Wise men lay up desirable treasures for their own use, and for their families. Oil is particularly mentioned, because that was a considerable part of their wealth and treasures in those countries.
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They will vomit the wealth they swallowed. God won't let them keep it down.
They will give back everything they worked for. Their wealth will bring them no joy.
They themselves will be wealthy, and their good deeds will last forever.
Those who love me inherit wealth. I will fill their treasuries.
Wealth is a crown for the wise; the effort of fools yields only foolishness.
True humility and fear of the LORD lead to riches, honor, and long life.
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