Proverbs 28:20
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New Living Translation
The trustworthy person will get a rich reward, but a person who wants quick riches will get into trouble.

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.

Proverbs 28:20 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

28:20 Faithful - Who deals truly and justly in all his transactions.

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"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread

Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
To Oger, Regular Canon [34] Bernard blames him for his resignation of his pastoral charge, although made from the love of a calm and pious life. None the less, he instructs him how, after becoming a private person, he ought to live in community. To Brother Oger, the Canon, Brother Bernard, monk but sinner, wishes that he may walk worthily of God even to the end, and embraces him with the fullest affection. 1. If I seem to have been too slow in replying to your letter, ascribe it to my not having
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

A Faithful Witness
[This chapter is based on the Epistles of John.] After the ascension of Christ, John stands forth as a faithful, earnest laborer for the Master. With the other disciples he enjoyed the outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, and with fresh zeal and power he continued to speak to the people the words of life, seeking to lead their thoughts to the Unseen. He was a powerful preacher, fervent, and deeply in earnest. In beautiful language and with a musical voice he told of the words and works
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
To Gregoria. Gregory to Gregoria, Lady of the Bed-chamber (cubiculariæ) to Augusta. I have received the longed for letters of your Sweetness, in which you have been at pains all through to accuse yourself of a multitude of sins: but I know that you fervently love the Almighty Lord, and I trust in His mercy that the sentence which was pronounced with regard to a certain holy woman proceeds from the mouth of the Truth with regard to you: Her sins, which are many, are forgiven her, for she loved
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Matthew 24:45
"A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them.

Matthew 25:21
"The master was full of praise. 'Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let's celebrate together!'

1 Timothy 6:9
But people who long to be rich fall into temptation and are trapped by many foolish and harmful desires that plunge them into ruin and destruction.

Proverbs 10:6
The godly are showered with blessings; the words of the wicked conceal violent intentions.

Proverbs 19:2
Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good; haste makes mistakes.

Proverbs 20:21
An inheritance obtained too early in life is not a blessing in the end.

Proverbs 23:4
Don't wear yourself out trying to get rich. Be wise enough to know when to quit.

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