Proverbs 13:22
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New International Version
A good person leaves an inheritance for their children's children, but a sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous.

New Living Translation
Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the sinner's wealth passes to the godly.

English Standard Version
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous.

New American Standard Bible
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

King James Bible
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A good man leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren, but the sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous.

International Standard Version
A good person leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren, but the wealth of the wicked is reserved for the righteous.

NET Bible
A benevolent person leaves an inheritance for his grandchildren, but the wealth of a sinner is stored up for the righteous.

New Heart English Bible
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
A good man gives an inheritance to his grandchildren and the wealth of sinners is kept for the righteous.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the wealth of sinners is stored away for a righteous person.

JPS Tanakh 1917
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; And the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.

New American Standard 1977
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children,
            And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

Jubilee Bible 2000
A good man shall leave an inheritance to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

King James 2000 Bible
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

American King James Version
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

American Standard Version
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; And the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The good man leaveth heirs, sons, and grandsons: and the substance of the sinner is kept for the just.

Darby Bible Translation
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous [man].

English Revised Version
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.

Webster's Bible Translation
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

World English Bible
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.

Young's Literal Translation
A good man causeth sons' sons to inherit, And laid up for the righteous is the sinner's wealth.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
13:14. The rule by which the wise regulate their conduct, is a fountain yielding life and happiness. 15. The way of sinners is hard upon others, and hard to the sinner himself. The service of sin is slavery; the road to hell is strewed with the thorns and thistles that followed the curse. 16. It is folly to talk of things of which we know nothing, and to undertake what we are no way fit for. 17. Those that are wicked, and false to Christ and to the souls of men, do mischief, and fall into mischief; but those that are faithful, find sound words healing to others and to themselves. 18. He that scorns to be taught, will certainly be brought down. 19. There are in man strong desires after happiness; but never let those expect any thing truly sweet to their souls, who will not be persuaded to leave their sins. 20. Multitudes are brought to ruin by bad company. And all that make themselves wicked will be destroyed. 21. When God pursues sinners he is sure to overtake them; and he will reward the righteous. 22. The servant of God who is not anxious about riches, takes the best method of providing for his children. 23. The poor, yet industrious, thrive, though in a homely manner, while those who have great riches are often brought to poverty for want of judgment. 24. He acts as if he hated his child, who, by false indulgence, permits sinful habits to gather strength, which will bring sorrow here, and misery hereafter. 25. It is the misery of the wicked, that even their sensual appetites are always craving. The righteous feeds on the word and ordinances, to the satisfying of his soul with the promises of the gospel, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who is the Bread of life.
Study Bible
A Wise Son Heeds his Father's Instruction
21Adversity pursues sinners, But the righteous will be rewarded with prosperity. 22A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous. 23Abundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor, But it is swept away by injustice.…
Cross References
Ezra 9:12
So now do not give your daughters to their sons nor take their daughters to your sons, and never seek their peace or their prosperity, that you may be strong and eat the good things of the land and leave it as an inheritance to your sons forever.'

Job 27:16
"Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,

Job 27:17
He may prepare it, but the just will wear it And the innocent will divide the silver.

Psalm 37:25
I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.

Proverbs 17:6
Grandchildren are the crown of old men, And the glory of sons is their fathers.

Proverbs 28:8
He who increases his wealth by interest and usury Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.

Ecclesiastes 2:26
For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in God's sight. This too is vanity and striving after wind.
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A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

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Genesis 17:7,8 And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your seed …

Psalm 25:12,13 What man is he that fears the LORD? him shall he teach in the way …

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Psalm 128:6 Yes, you shall see your children's children, and peace on Israel.

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Proverbs 28:8 He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall …

Job 27:16,17 Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay…

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