|New International Version (© 2011)|
Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise.
King James Bible
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
American Standard Version
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind; And the foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is troubling his own house inheriteth wind, And a servant is the fool to the wise of heart.
Proverbs 11:29 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shalt inherit the wind - He who dissipates his property by riotous living, shall be as unsatisfied as he who attempts to feed upon air.
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Genesis 34:30 And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, You have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land...
Joshua 7:24,25 And Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, and the silver, and the garment, and the wedge of gold, and his sons...
1 Samuel 25:3,17,38 Now the name of the man was Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail: and she was a woman of good understanding...
Habakkuk 2:9,10 Woe to him that covets an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest on high...
Ecclesiastes 5:16 And this also is a sore evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit has he that has labored for the wind?
Hosea 8:7 For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it has no stalk; the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield...
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Proverbs 14:19 Evildoers will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Proverbs 15:27 The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates bribes will live.
Ecclesiastes 5:16 This too is a grievous evil: As everyone comes, so they depart, and what do they gain, since they toil for the wind?