New American Standard Bible
Wealth and riches are in his house, And his righteousness endures forever.
King James Bible
Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
Wealth and riches shall be in his house; and his righteousness abideth for ever.
World English Bible
Wealth and riches are in his house. His righteousness endures forever.
Young's Literal Translation
Wealth and riches are in his house, And his righteousness is standing for ever.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Wealth and riches shall be in his house - The Septuagint and the Vulgate render this, "glory and riches shall be in his house." The word, however, properly means riches or wealth, and the two terms are used apparently to convey the idea that wealth or property in "varied forms" would be in his house; that is, not merely gold and silver, but all that was understood to constitute wealth - variety of garments, articles of furniture, etc. This promise is of the same nature as that of the previous verse. It pertains to a general truth in regard to the influence of religion in promoting prosperity. Compare the notes at 1 Timothy 4:8.
And his righteousness endureth for ever - That is, The effects of it shall be transmitted from age to age in the prosperity, the respectability, the wealth, the happiness of his descendants. It travels on from age to age, and blesses distant generations.
LibraryThe Death and the Raising of Lazarus - the Question of Miracles and of this Miracle of Miracles - views of Negative Criticism on this History
From listening to the teaching of Christ, we turn once more to follow His working. It will be remembered, that the visit to Bethany divides the period from the Feast of the Dedication to the last Paschal week into two parts. It also forms the prelude and preparation for the awful events of the End. For, it was on that occasion that the members of the Sanhedrin formally resolved on His Death. It now only remained to settle and carry out the plans for giving effect to their purpose. This is one aspect …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Splendid and majestic is His work, And His righteousness endures forever.
Long life is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.
"Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness.
There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man swallows it up.
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