Proverbs 28:22
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New Living Translation
Greedy people try to get rich quick but don't realize they're headed for poverty.

King James Bible
He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Darby Bible Translation
He that hath an evil eye hasteth after wealth, and knoweth not that poverty shall come upon him.

World English Bible
A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him.

Young's Literal Translation
Troubled for wealth is the man with an evil eye, And he knoweth not that want doth meet him.

Proverbs 28:22 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

28:22 Evil eye - Is uncharitable to persons in want, and envious to those who get any thing besides him. Poverty - And consequently that he shall need the pity and help of others.

Proverbs 28:22 Parallel Commentaries

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"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread

Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
To Oger, Regular Canon [34] Bernard blames him for his resignation of his pastoral charge, although made from the love of a calm and pious life. None the less, he instructs him how, after becoming a private person, he ought to live in community. To Brother Oger, the Canon, Brother Bernard, monk but sinner, wishes that he may walk worthily of God even to the end, and embraces him with the fullest affection. 1. If I seem to have been too slow in replying to your letter, ascribe it to my not having
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

A Faithful Witness
[This chapter is based on the Epistles of John.] After the ascension of Christ, John stands forth as a faithful, earnest laborer for the Master. With the other disciples he enjoyed the outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, and with fresh zeal and power he continued to speak to the people the words of life, seeking to lead their thoughts to the Unseen. He was a powerful preacher, fervent, and deeply in earnest. In beautiful language and with a musical voice he told of the words and works
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
To Gregoria. Gregory to Gregoria, Lady of the Bed-chamber (cubiculariæ) to Augusta. I have received the longed for letters of your Sweetness, in which you have been at pains all through to accuse yourself of a multitude of sins: but I know that you fervently love the Almighty Lord, and I trust in His mercy that the sentence which was pronounced with regard to a certain holy woman proceeds from the mouth of the Truth with regard to you: Her sins, which are many, are forgiven her, for she loved
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Proverbs 21:5
Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty.

Proverbs 22:16
A person who gets ahead by oppressing the poor or by showering gifts on the rich will end in poverty.

Proverbs 23:6
Don't eat with people who are stingy; don't desire their delicacies.

Proverbs 28:20
The trustworthy person will get a rich reward, but a person who wants quick riches will get into trouble.

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