Proverbs 20:21
Modern Translations
New International Version
An inheritance claimed too soon will not be blessed at the end.

New Living Translation
An inheritance obtained too early in life is not a blessing in the end.

English Standard Version
An inheritance gained hastily in the beginning will not be blessed in the end.

Berean Study Bible
An inheritance gained quickly will not be blessed in the end.

New American Standard Bible
An inheritance gained in a hurry at the beginning Will not be blessed in the end.

NASB 1995
An inheritance gained hurriedly at the beginning Will not be blessed in the end.

NASB 1977
An inheritance gained hurriedly at the beginning, Will not be blessed in the end.

Amplified Bible
An inheritance hastily gained [by greedy, unjust means] at the beginning Will not be blessed in the end.

Christian Standard Bible
An inheritance gained prematurely will not be blessed ultimately.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
An inheritance gained prematurely will not be blessed ultimately.

Contemporary English Version
Getting rich quick may turn out to be a curse.

Good News Translation
The more easily you get your wealth, the less good it will do you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
An inheritance quickly obtained in the beginning will never be blessed in the end.

International Standard Version
An inheritance quickly obtained at the beginning will not be blessed at the end.

NET Bible
An inheritance gained easily in the beginning will not be blessed in the end.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

New King James Version
An inheritance gained hastily at the beginning Will not be blessed at the end.

King James 2000 Bible
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

New Heart English Bible
An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.

World English Bible
An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.

American King James Version
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

American Standard Version
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; But the end thereof shall not be blessed.

A Faithful Version
An inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, even the end of it shall not be blessed.

Darby Bible Translation
An inheritance obtained hastily at the beginning will not be blessed in the end.

English Revised Version
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

Webster's Bible Translation
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end of it shall not be blessed.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
An heritage is hastely gotten at the beginning, but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The heritage that commeth hastylye at the first, shall not be blessed at the ende.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The heretage that commeth to haistely at the first, shal not be praysed at the ende.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
An inheritance gotten wrongly at first, "" Even its latter end is not blessed.

Young's Literal Translation
An inheritance gotten wrongly at first, Even its latter end is not blessed.

Smith's Literal Translation
An inheritance greedily gotten in the beginning; and its latter state shall not be.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The inheritance gotten hastily in the beginning, in the end shall be without a blessing.

Catholic Public Domain Version
When an inheritance is obtained hastily in the beginning, in the end it will be without a blessing.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
An inheritance that is hasty in its beginning will not be blessed in its end.

Lamsa Bible
An inheritance hastily acquired in the beginning, shall not be blessed in the end.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
An estate may be gotten hastily at the beginning; But the end thereof shall not be blessed.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A portion hastily gotten at first shall not be blessed in the end.








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