|New International Version (© 2011)|
A faithful person will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished.
King James Bible
A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
American Standard Version
A faithful man shall abound with blessings; But he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.
Young's Literal Translation
A stedfast man hath multiplied blessings, And whoso is hasting to be rich is not acquitted.
Proverbs 28:20 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that maketh haste to be rich - See Proverbs 13:11; Proverbs 20:21.
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Proverbs 20:6 Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
1 Samuel 22:14 Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, And who is so faithful among all your servants as David, which is the king's son in law...
Nehemiah 7:2 That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man...
Psalm 101:6 My eyes shall be on the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walks in a perfect way, he shall serve me.
Psalm 112:4-9 To the upright there rises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous...
Luke 12:42 And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household...
Luke 16:1,10-12 And he said also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward...
1 Corinthians 4:2-5 Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful...
Revelation 2:10,13 Fear none of those things which you shall suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried...
Proverbs 28:22 He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come on him.
Proverbs 13:11 Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labor shall increase.
Proverbs 20:21 An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.
Proverbs 23:4 Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom.
2 Kings 5:20-27 But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman this Syrian...
1 Timothy 6:9,10 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts...
innocent or unpunished
Proverbs 17:5 Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
Proverbs 28:20 Parallel CommentariesAbound Aboundeth Acquitted Attempting Blessed Blessing Blessings Eager Faith Faithful Free Good Great Haste Hastens Hasting Innocent Makes Maketh Multiplied Punishment Quickly Rich Richly Stedfast Unpunished WealthAbound Aboundeth Acquitted Attempting Blessed Blessing Blessings Eager Faith Faithful Free Good Great Haste Hastens Hasting Innocent Makes Maketh Multiplied Punishment Quickly Rich Richly Stedfast Unpunished WealthTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Matthew 24:45 "Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in his household to give them their food at the proper time?
Matthew 25:21 "His master replied, 'Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master's happiness!'
1 Timothy 6:9 Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
Proverbs 10:6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 19:2 Desire without knowledge is not good-- how much more will hasty feet miss the way!
Proverbs 20:21 An inheritance claimed too soon will not be blessed at the end.
Proverbs 23:4 Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness.