Proverbs 23:4
Modern Translations
New International Version
Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness.

New Living Translation
Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich. Be wise enough to know when to quit.

English Standard Version
Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist.

Berean Study Bible
Do not wear yourself out to get rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself.

New American Standard Bible
Do not weary yourself to gain wealth; Stop dwelling on it.

NASB 1995
Do not weary yourself to gain wealth, Cease from your consideration of it.

NASB 1977
Do not weary yourself to gain wealth, Cease from your consideration of it.

Amplified Bible
Do not weary yourself [with the overwhelming desire] to gain wealth; Cease from your own understanding of it.

Christian Standard Bible
Don’t wear yourself out to get rich; because you know better, stop!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't wear yourself out to get rich; stop giving your attention to it.

Contemporary English Version
Give up trying so hard to get rich.

Good News Translation
Be wise enough not to wear yourself out trying to get rich.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Do not wear yourself out getting rich. Be smart enough to stop.

International Standard Version
Don't exhaust yourself acquiring wealth; be smart enough to stop.

NET Bible
Do not wear yourself out to become rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.

New King James Version
Do not overwork to be rich; Because of your own understanding, cease!

King James 2000 Bible
Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom.

New Heart English Bible
Do not weary yourself to be rich. In your wisdom, show restraint.

World English Bible
Don't weary yourself to be rich. In your wisdom, show restraint.

American King James Version
Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom.

American Standard Version
Weary not thyself to be rich; Cease from thine own wisdom.

A Faithful Version
Do not weary yourself to be rich; cease from your own wisdom.

Darby Bible Translation
Weary not thyself to become rich; cease from thine own intelligence:

English Revised Version
Weary not thyself to be rich; cease from thine own wisdom.

Webster's Bible Translation
Labor not to be rich: cease from thy own wisdom.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Trauaile not too much to be rich: but cease from thy wisdome.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Take not ouer great trauayle to be riche, beware of suche a purpose.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Take not ouer greate trauayle and labor to be riche, bewarre of soch a purpose.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Do not labor to make wealth, "" Cease from your own understanding, "" Do you cause your eyes to fly on it? Then it is not.

Young's Literal Translation
Labour not to make wealth, From thine own understanding cease, Dost thou cause thine eyes to fly upon it? Then it is not.

Smith's Literal Translation
Thou shalt not labor to become rich: cease from thy wisdom.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Labour not to be rich: but set bounds to thy prudence.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Do not be willing to labor so that you may be enriched. But set limits by your prudence.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Do not come near a rich man, but in wisdom, separate from him;

Lamsa Bible
Do not quarrel with a rich man; but keep away from him wisely.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Weary not thyself to be rich; Cease from thine own wisdom.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
If thou art poor, measure not thyself with a rich man; but refrain thyself in thy wisdom.








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