New International Version
The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.
King James Bible
The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.
Darby Bible Translation
The blessing of Jehovah, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow to it.
World English Bible
Yahweh's blessing brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.
Young's Literal Translation
The blessing of Jehovah -- it maketh rich, And He addeth no grief with it.
Proverbs 10:22 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich - Whatever we receive in the way of providence, has God's blessing in it, and will do us good. Cares, troubles, and difficulties come with all property not acquired in this way; but God's blessing gives simple enjoyment, and levies no tax upon the comfort.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Two-Fold Aspect of the Divine Working
'The way of the Lord is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.'--PROVERBS x. 29. You observe that the words 'shall be,' in the last clause, are a supplement. They are quite unnecessary, and in fact they rather hinder the sense. They destroy the completeness of the antithesis between the two halves of the verse. If you leave them out, and suppose that the 'way of the Lord' is what is spoken of in both clauses, you get a far deeper and fuller meaning. 'The way …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Sanctions of Moral Law, Natural and Governmental.
How the Simple and the Crafty are to be Admonished.
Letter xv (Circa A. D. 1129) to Alvisus, Abbot of Anchin
The LORD has blessed my master abundantly, and he has become wealthy. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, and camels and donkeys.
Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him.
The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.
But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today.
and now I bring the firstfruits of the soil that you, LORD, have given me." Place the basket before the LORD your God and bow down before him.
The LORD will grant you abundant prosperity--in the fruit of your womb, the young of your livestock and the crops of your ground--in the land he swore to your ancestors to give you.
2 Chronicles 25:9
Amaziah asked the man of God, "But what about the hundred talents I paid for these Israelite troops?" The man of God replied, "The LORD can give you much more than that."
Jump to PreviousAddeth Adds Blessing Gives Greater Grief Hard Makes Maketh Rich Sorrow Thereto Therewith Toil Trouble Wealth Work
Jump to NextAddeth Adds Blessing Gives Greater Grief Hard Makes Maketh Rich Sorrow Thereto Therewith Toil Trouble Wealth Work
LinksProverbs 10:22 NIV
Proverbs 10:22 NLT
Proverbs 10:22 ESV
Proverbs 10:22 NASB
Proverbs 10:22 KJV
Proverbs 10:22 Bible Apps
Proverbs 10:22 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 10:22 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 10:22 French Bible
Proverbs 10:22 German Bible
Proverbs 10:22 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.