New Living Translation
The earnings of the godly enhance their lives, but evil people squander their money on sin.
King James Bible
The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.
Darby Bible Translation
The labour of a righteous man tendeth to life; the revenue of a wicked man, to sin.
World English Bible
The labor of the righteous leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin.
Young's Literal Translation
The wage of the righteous is for life, The increase of the wicked for sin.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:16 The labour - The fruit of his labour, to the preservation of this life, and obtaining eternal life. Fruit - The fruit of all their labour tends to sin, and serves only for fuel to mens pride and luxury.
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