Ecclesiastes 5:10
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New International Version
Whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless.

New Living Translation
Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness!

English Standard Version
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.

New American Standard Bible
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.

King James Bible
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who loves money is never satisfied with money, and whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with income. This too is futile.

International Standard Version
Whoever loves money will never have enough money. Whoever loves luxury will not be content with abundance. This also is pointless.

NET Bible
The one who loves money will never be satisfied with money, he who loves wealth will never be satisfied with his income. This also is futile.

New Heart English Bible
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he who loves abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever loves money will never be satisfied with money. Whoever loves wealth will never be satisfied with more income. Even this is pointless.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance, with increase; this also is vanity.

New American Standard 1977
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He that loves money shall not be satisfied with money; nor he that loves abundance with increase; this is also vanity.

King James 2000 Bible
He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance, with increase: this is also vanity.

American King James Version
He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance with increase: this is also vanity.

American Standard Version
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A covetous man shall not be satisfied with money: and he that loveth riches shall reap no fruit from them: so this also is vanity.

Darby Bible Translation
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he that loveth abundance with increase. This also is vanity.

English Revised Version
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this also is vanity.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.

World English Bible
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he who loves abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is loving silver is not satisfied with silver, nor he who is in love with stores with increase. Even this is vanity.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:9-17 The goodness of Providence is more equally distributed than appears to a careless observer. The king needs the common things of life, and the poor share them; they relish their morsel better than he does his luxuries. There are bodily desires which silver itself will not satisfy, much less will worldly abundance satisfy spiritual desires. The more men have, the better house they must keep, the more servants they must employ, the more guests they must entertain, and the more they will have hanging on them. The sleep of the labourer is sweet, not only because he is tired, but because he has little care to break his sleep. The sleep of the diligent Christian, and his long sleep, are sweet; having spent himself and his time in the service of God, he can cheerfully repose in God as his Rest. But those who have every thing else, often fail to secure a good night's sleep; their abundance breaks their rest. Riches do hurt, and draw away the heart from God and duty. Men do hurt with their riches, not only gratifying their own lusts, but oppressing others, and dealing hardly with them. They will see that they have laboured for the wind, when, at death, they find the profit of their labour is all gone like the wind, they know not whither. How ill the covetous worldling bears the calamities of human life! He does not sorrow to repentance, but is angry at the providence of God, angry at all about him; which doubles his affliction.
Study Bible
Wealth is Meaningless
9After all, a king who cultivates the field is an advantage to the land. 10He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity. 11When good things increase, those who consume them increase. So what is the advantage to their owners except to look on?…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 1:8
All things are wearisome; Man is not able to tell it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, Nor is the ear filled with hearing.

Ecclesiastes 2:10
All that my eyes desired I did not refuse them. I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure, for my heart was pleased because of all my labor and this was my reward for all my labor.

Ecclesiastes 2:11
Thus I considered all my activities which my hands had done and the labor which I had exerted, and behold all was vanity and striving after wind and there was no profit under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 4:8
There was a certain man without a dependent, having neither a son nor a brother, yet there was no end to all his labor. Indeed, his eyes were not satisfied with riches and he never asked, "And for whom am I laboring and depriving myself of pleasure?" This too is vanity and it is a grievous task.

Ecclesiastes 5:9
After all, a king who cultivates the field is an advantage to the land.
Treasury of Scripture

He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance with increase: this is also vanity.

he that or the love of money increases in proportion as the money increases.

Ecclesiastes 4:8 There is one alone, and there is not a second; yes, he has neither …

Ecclesiastes 6:7 All the labor of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.

Psalm 52:1,7 Why boast you yourself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of …

Psalm 62:10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches …

Proverbs 30:15,16 The horse leach has two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are …

Habakkuk 2:5-7 Yes also, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man, neither …

Matthew 6:19,24 Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust …

Luke 12:15 And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness…

1 Timothy 6:10 For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted …

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Ecclesiastes 1:17 And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: …

Ecclesiastes 2:11,17,18,26 Then I looked on all the works that my hands had worked, and on the …

Ecclesiastes 3:19 For that which befalls the sons of men befalls beasts; even one thing …

Ecclesiastes 4:4,8,16 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this …

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