Proverbs 15:6
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New International Version
The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings ruin.

King James Bible
In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

Darby Bible Translation
In the house of a righteous [man] is much treasure; but in the revenue of a wicked [man] is disturbance.

World English Bible
In the house of the righteous is much treasure, but the income of the wicked brings trouble.

Young's Literal Translation
In the house of the righteous is abundant strength, And in the increase of the wicked -- trouble.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A wholesome tongue is a tree of life - Here again is an allusion to the paradisiacal tree, עץ חיים ets chaiyim, "the tree of lives."

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the house

Proverbs 15:16 Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

Proverbs 8:21 That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance; and I will fill their treasures.

Proverbs 13:22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Proverbs 21:20 There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spends it up.

Psalm 112:3 Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endures for ever.

Hebrews 11:26 Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect to the recompense of the reward.

in the revenues

Proverbs 10:22 The blessing of the LORD, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

Proverbs 16:8 Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.

Job 20:19-23 Because he has oppressed and has forsaken the poor; because he has violently taken away an house which he built not...

Psalm 37:16 A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.

Ecclesiastes 4:6 Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.

Ecclesiastes 5:10-14 He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance with increase: this is also vanity...

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

Library
God, the All-Seeing One
A sermon (No. 177) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 14, 1858 At The Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens by C. H. Spurgeon. "Hell and destruction are before the Lord: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?" -- Proverbs 15:11. You have often smiled at the ignorance of heathens who bow themselves before gods of wood and stone. You have quoted the words of Scripture and you have said, "Eyes have they, but they see not; ears have they, but they hear not." You have therefore argued that
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How the Humble and the Haughty are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 18.) Differently to be admonished are the humble and the haughty. To the former it is to be insinuated how true is that excellence which they hold in hoping for it; to the latter it is to be intimated how that temporal glory is as nothing which even when embracing it they hold not. Let the humble hear how eternal are the things that they long for, how transitory the things which they despise; let the haughty hear how transitory are the things they court, how eternal the things they
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

An Exposition on the First Ten Chapters of Genesis, and Part of the Eleventh
An unfinished commentary on the Bible, found among the author's papers after his death, in his own handwriting; and published in 1691, by Charles Doe, in a folio volume of the works of John Bunyan. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR Being in company with an enlightened society of Protestant dissenters of the Baptist denomination, I observed to a doctor of divinity, who was advancing towards his seventieth year, that my time had been delightfully engaged with John Bunyan's commentary on Genesis. "What,"
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Solomon
In the reign of David and Solomon, Israel became strong among the nations and had many opportunities to wield a mighty influence in behalf of truth and the right. The name of Jehovah was exalted and held in honor, and the purpose for which the Israelites had been established in the Land of Promise bade fair of meeting with fulfillment. Barriers were broken down, and seekers after truth from the lands of the heathen were not turned away unsatisfied. Conversions took place, and the church of God on
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Proverbs 8:21
bestowing a rich inheritance on those who love me and making their treasuries full.

Proverbs 15:5
A fool spurns a parent's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.

Proverbs 15:7
The lips of the wise spread knowledge, but the hearts of fools are not upright.

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