Proverbs 11:28
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Those who trust in their riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.

New Living Translation
Trust in your money and down you go! But the godly flourish like leaves in spring.

English Standard Version
Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.

New American Standard Bible
He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

King James Bible
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Anyone trusting in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like foliage.

International Standard Version
The person who trusts in his wealth will fall, but the righteous will flourish like green leaves.

NET Bible
The one who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He that trusts upon his wealth will fall, and the righteous ones will bud like leaves.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever trusts his riches will fall, but righteous people will flourish like a green leaf.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; But the righteous shall flourish as foliage.

New American Standard 1977
He who trusts in his riches will fall,
            But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He that trusts in his riches shall fall, but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

King James 2000 Bible
He that trusts in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

American King James Version
He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

American Standard Version
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; But the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the just shall spring up as a green leaf.

Darby Bible Translation
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a leaf.

English Revised Version
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

World English Bible
He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is confident in his wealth he falleth, And as a leaf, the righteous flourish.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
11:28. The true believer is a branch of the living Vine. When those that take root in the world wither, those who are grafted into Christ shall be fruitful. 29. He that brings trouble upon himself and his family, by carelessness, or by wickedness, shall be unable to keep and enjoy what he gets, as a man is unable to hold the wind, or to satisfy himself with it. 30. The righteous are as trees of life; and their influence upon earth, like the fruits of that tree, support and nourish the spiritual life in many. 31. Even the righteous, when they offend on earth, shall meet with sharp corrections; much more will the wicked meet the due reward of their sins. Let us then seek those blessings which our Surety purchased by his sufferings and death; let us seek to copy his example, and to keep his commandments.
Study Bible
A False Balance is an Abomination
27He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, But he who seeks evil, evil will come to him. 28He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf. 29He who troubles his own house will inherit wind, And the foolish will be servant to the wisehearted.…
Cross References
Mark 10:25
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."

1 Timothy 6:17
Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be conceited and not to put their hope in the uncertainty of wealth, but in God, who richly provides all things for us to enjoy.

Psalm 1:3
He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.

Psalm 49:6
Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches?

Psalm 92:12
The righteous man will flourish like the palm tree, He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Jeremiah 17:8
"For he will be like a tree planted by the water, That extends its roots by a stream And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a year of drought Nor cease to yield fruit.
Treasury of Scripture

He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

that

Proverbs 10:15 The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the …

Deuteronomy 8:12-14 Lest when you have eaten and are full, and have built goodly houses, …

Job 31:24,25 If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are …

Psalm 52:7 See, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted …

Psalm 62:10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches …

Mark 10:24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answers …

Luke 12:20 But God said to him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required …

1 Timothy 6:17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high minded, …

but

Psalm 1:3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that …

Psalm 52:8 But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in …

Psalm 92:12-14 The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like …

Isaiah 60:21 Your people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land …

Jeremiah 17:8 For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreads …

Jump to Previous
Branch Confident Faith Fall Falleth Flourish Foliage Full Green Growth Leaf Puts Riches Righteous Thrive Trusteth Trusts Upright Wealth Wither
Jump to Next
Branch Confident Faith Fall Falleth Flourish Foliage Full Green Growth Leaf Puts Riches Righteous Thrive Trusteth Trusts Upright Wealth Wither
Links
Proverbs 11:28 NIV
Proverbs 11:28 NLT
Proverbs 11:28 ESV
Proverbs 11:28 NASB
Proverbs 11:28 KJV

Proverbs 11:28 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 11:28 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 11:28 French Bible
Proverbs 11:28 German Bible

Alphabetical: a but fall flourish green He his in leaf like riches righteous the thrive trusts who Whoever will

OT Poetry: Proverbs 11:28 He who trusts in his riches will (Prov. Pro Pr) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Proverbs 11:27
Top of Page
Top of Page