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Proverbs 15:6 English Standard Version (ESV)

In the house of the righteous there is much treasure,
    but trouble befalls the income of the wicked.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 15:6 New International Version (NIV)

The house of the righteous contains great treasure,
    but the income of the wicked brings ruin.

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Proverbs 15:16-17 English Standard Version (ESV)

16 Better is a little with the fear of the Lord
    than great treasure and trouble with it.
17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is
    than a fattened ox and hatred with it.

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Proverbs 15:16-17 New International Version (NIV)

16 Better a little with the fear of the Lord
    than great wealth with turmoil.

17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love
    than a fattened calf with hatred.

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Proverbs 16:20 English Standard Version (ESV)

20 Whoever gives thought to the word[a] will discover good,
    and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 16:20 Or to a matter
English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 16:20 New International Version (NIV)

20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,[a]
    and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 16:20 Or whoever speaks prudently finds what is good
New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 18:11 English Standard Version (ESV)

11 A rich man's wealth is his strong city,
    and like a high wall in his imagination.

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Proverbs 18:11 New International Version (NIV)

11 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city;
    they imagine it a wall too high to scale.

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Proverbs 19:4 English Standard Version (ESV)

Wealth brings many new friends,
    but a poor man is deserted by his friend.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 19:4 New International Version (NIV)

Wealth attracts many friends,
    but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them.

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Proverbs 20:21 English Standard Version (ESV)

21 An inheritance gained hastily in the beginning
    will not be blessed in the end.

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Proverbs 20:21 New International Version (NIV)

21 An inheritance claimed too soon
    will not be blessed at the end.

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Proverbs 21:5-6 English Standard Version (ESV)

The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance,
    but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue
    is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 21:6 Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Latin; most Hebrew manuscripts vapor for those who seek death
English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 21:5-6 New International Version (NIV)

The plans of the diligent lead to profit
    as surely as haste leads to poverty.

A fortune made by a lying tongue
    is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 21:6 Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Vulgate; most Hebrew manuscripts vapor for those who seek death
New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 22:4 English Standard Version (ESV)

The reward for humility and fear of the Lord
    is riches and honor and life.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 22:4 Or The reward for humility is the fear of the Lord, riches and honor and life
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Proverbs 22:4 New International Version (NIV)

Humility is the fear of the Lord;
    its wages are riches and honor and life.

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Proverbs 22:7 English Standard Version (ESV)

The rich rules over the poor,
    and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 22:7 New International Version (NIV)

The rich rule over the poor,
    and the borrower is slave to the lender.

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Proverbs 22:16 English Standard Version (ESV)

16 Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth,
    or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

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Proverbs 22:16 New International Version (NIV)

16 One who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth
    and one who gives gifts to the rich—both come to poverty.

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Proverbs 23:4-5 English Standard Version (ESV)

Do not toil to acquire wealth;
    be discerning enough to desist.
When your eyes light on it, it is gone,
    for suddenly it sprouts wings,
    flying like an eagle toward heaven.

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Proverbs 23:4-5 New International Version (NIV)

Saying 8

Do not wear yourself out to get rich;
    do not trust your own cleverness.
Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone,
    for they will surely sprout wings
    and fly off to the sky like an eagle.

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Proverbs 28:11 English Standard Version (ESV)

11 A rich man is wise in his own eyes,
    but a poor man who has understanding will find him out.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 28:11 New International Version (NIV)

11 The rich are wise in their own eyes;
    one who is poor and discerning sees how deluded they are.

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