Proverbs 28:22
Modern Translations
New International Version
The stingy are eager to get rich and are unaware that poverty awaits them.

New Living Translation
Greedy people try to get rich quick but don’t realize they’re headed for poverty.

English Standard Version
A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty will come upon him.

Berean Study Bible
A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty awaits him.

New American Standard Bible
A person with an evil eye hurries after wealth And does not know that poverty will come upon him.

NASB 1995
A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth And does not know that want will come upon him.

NASB 1977
A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth, And does not know that want will come upon him.

Amplified Bible
He who has an evil and envious eye hurries to be rich And does not know that poverty will come upon him.

Christian Standard Bible
A greedy one is in a hurry for wealth; he doesn’t know that poverty will come to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A greedy man is in a hurry for wealth; he doesn't know that poverty will come to him.

Contemporary English Version
Don't be selfish and eager to get rich--you will end up worse off than you can imagine.

Good News Translation
Selfish people are in such a hurry to get rich that they do not know when poverty is about to strike.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A stingy person is in a hurry to get rich, not realizing that poverty is about to overtake him.

International Standard Version
The miser is in a hurry to get wealthy, but he isn't aware that poverty will catch up with him.

NET Bible
The stingy person hastens after riches and does not know that poverty will overtake him.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

New King James Version
A man with an evil eye hastens after riches, And does not consider that poverty will come upon him.

King James 2000 Bible
He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come upon him.

New Heart English Bible
A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him.

World English Bible
A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him.

American King James Version
He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come on him.

American Standard Version
he that hath an evil eye hasteth after riches, And knoweth not that want shall come upon him.

A Faithful Version
He who hastens to be rich has an evil eye and does not know that poverty will come upon him.

Darby Bible Translation
He that hath an evil eye hasteth after wealth, and knoweth not that poverty shall come upon him.

English Revised Version
He that hath an evil eye hasteth after riches, and knoweth not that want shall come upon him.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
A man with a wicked eye hasteth to riches, and knoweth not, that pouertie shall come vpon him.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
He that wyll be riche all to soone, hath an euyll eye: and considereth not that pouertie shall come vpon hym.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
He that will be rich all to soone, hath an euell eye, and considereth not, that pouerte shall come vpon him.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
The man [with] an evil eye [is] troubled for wealth, "" And he does not know that want meets him.

Young's Literal Translation
Troubled for wealth is the man with an evil eye, And he knoweth not that want doth meet him.

Smith's Literal Translation
A man of evil eye hasted for riches, and knew not that want shall come upon him.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
A man, that maketh haste to be rich, and envieth others, is ignorant that poverty shall come upon him.

Catholic Public Domain Version
A man who hurries to become rich, and who envies others, does not know that destitution will overwhelm him.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
A man with an evil eye hastens to be rich and he does not know that loss has come upon him.

Lamsa Bible
He who hastens to be rich has an evil eye and considers not that poverty shall come upon him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
He that hath an evil eye hasteneth after riches, And knoweth not that want shall come upon him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
An envious man makes haste to be rich, and knows not that the merciful man will have the mastery over him.








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