Proverbs 1:19
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New International Version
Such are the paths of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the life of those who get it.

New Living Translation
Such is the fate of all who are greedy for money; it robs them of life.

English Standard Version
Such are the ways of everyone who is greedy for unjust gain; it takes away the life of its possessors.

New American Standard Bible
So are the ways of everyone who gains by violence; It takes away the life of its possessors.

King James Bible
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Such are the paths of all who make profit dishonestly; it takes the lives of those who receive it.

International Standard Version
Such is the way of all those who seek illicit gain— it takes away the lives of those who possess it.

NET Bible
Such are the ways of all who gain profit unjustly; it takes away the life of those who obtain it!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
So are the ways of all who do evil and take the lives of their Masters.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what happens to everyone who is greedy for unjust gain. Greed takes away his life.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; It taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

New American Standard 1977
So are the ways of everyone who gains by violence;
            It takes away the life of its possessors.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain which takes away the life of those who possess it.

King James 2000 Bible
So are the ways of everyone that is greedy of gain; which takes away the life of its owners.

American King James Version
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which takes away the life of the owners thereof.

American Standard Version
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; It taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So the wage of every covetous man destroy the souls of the possessors.

Darby Bible Translation
So are the paths of every one that is greedy of gain: it taketh away the life of its possessors.

English Revised Version
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; it taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

Webster's Bible Translation
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; who taketh away the life of its owners.

World English Bible
So are the ways of everyone who is greedy for gain. It takes away the life of its owners.

Young's Literal Translation
So are the paths of every gainer of dishonest gain, The life of its owners it taketh.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:10-19 Wicked people are zealous in seducing others into the paths of the destroyer: sinners love company in sin. But they have so much the more to answer for. How cautious young people should be! Consent thou not. Do not say as they say, nor do as they do, or would have thee to do; have no fellowship with them. Who could think that it should be a pleasure to one man to destroy another! See their idea of worldly wealth; but it is neither substance, nor precious. It is the ruinous mistake of thousands, that they overvalue the wealth of this world. Men promise themselves in vain that sin will turn to their advantage. The way of sin is down-hill; men cannot stop themselves. Would young people shun temporal and eternal ruin, let them refuse to take one step in these destructive paths. Men's greediness of gain hurries them upon practices which will not suffer them or others to live out half their days. What is a man profited, though he gain the world, if he lose his life? much less if he lose his soul?
Study Bible
The Enticement of Sin
18But they lie in wait for their own blood; They ambush their own lives. 19So are the ways of everyone who gains by violence; It takes away the life of its possessors. 20Wisdom shouts in the street, She lifts her voice in the square;…
Cross References
Proverbs 15:27
He who profits illicitly troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.

Proverbs 1:20
Wisdom shouts in the street, She lifts her voice in the square;
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So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which takes away the life of the owners thereof.

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2 Samuel 18:11-13 And Joab said to the man that told him, And, behold, you saw him, …

2 Kings 5:20-27 But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my …

Jeremiah 22:17-19 But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and …

Micah 2:1-3 Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil on their beds! when …

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Habakkuk 2:9 Woe to him that covets an evil covetousness to his house, that he …

Acts 8:19,20 Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, …

1 Timothy 3:3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, …

1 Timothy 6:9,10 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and …

James 5:1-4 Go to now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall …

2 Peter 2:3,14-16 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise …

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