Proverbs 10:2
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New International Version
Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.

New Living Translation
Tainted wealth has no lasting value, but right living can save your life.

English Standard Version
Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death.

New American Standard Bible
Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death.

King James Bible
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Ill-gotten gains do not profit anyone, but righteousness rescues from death.

International Standard Version
Nothing good comes from ill-gotten wealth, but righteousness delivers from death.

NET Bible
Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
There is no profit in the treasures of evil, but righteousness saves from death.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Treasures gained dishonestly profit no one, but righteousness rescues from death.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; But righteousness delivereth from death.

New American Standard 1977
Ill-gotten gains do not profit,
            But righteousness delivers from death.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.

King James 2000 Bible
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death.

American King James Version
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death.

American Standard Version
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; But righteousness delivereth from death.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Treasures of wickedness shall profit nothing: but justice shall deliver from death.

Darby Bible Translation
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; but righteousness delivereth from death.

English Revised Version
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.

Webster's Bible Translation
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.

World English Bible
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.

Young's Literal Translation
Treasures of wickedness profit not, And righteousness delivereth from death.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:1 The comfort of parents much depends on their children; and this suggests to both, motives to their duties. 2,3. Though the righteous may be poor, the Lord will not suffer him to want what is needful for spiritual life. 4. Those who are fervent in spirit, serving the Lord, are likely to be rich in faith, and rich in good works. 5. Here is just blame of those who trifle away opportunities, both for here and for hereafter. 6. Abundance of blessings shall abide on good men; real blessings.
Study Bible
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
1The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother. 2Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death. 3The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked.…
Cross References
Luke 12:19
Then I will say to myself, "You have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take it easy. Eat, drink, and be merry!"'

Luke 12:20
But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be required of you. Then who will own what you have accumulated?'

Psalm 49:7
No man can by any means redeem his brother Or give to God a ransom for him--

Proverbs 11:4
Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, But righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 21:6
The acquisition of treasures by a lying tongue Is a fleeting vapor, the pursuit of death.

Ezekiel 7:19
'They will fling their silver into the streets and their gold will become an abhorrent thing; their silver and their gold will not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD. They cannot satisfy their appetite nor can they fill their stomachs, for their iniquity has become an occasion of stumbling.
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Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death.

treasures

Proverbs 11:4 Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death.

Psalm 49:6-10 They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude …

Isaiah 10:2,3 To turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right …

Zephaniah 1:18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them …

Luke 12:15-21 And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness…

Luke 16:22,23 And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the …

Romans 2:5 But after your hardness and impenitent heart treasure up to yourself …

James 5:1-3 Go to now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall …

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Proverbs 12:28 In the way of righteousness is life: and in the pathway thereof there …

Daniel 4:27 Why, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your …

Romans 5:21 That as sin has reigned to death, even so might grace reign through …

Philippians 3:9 And be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of …

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