Proverbs 8:18
New International Version
With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and prosperity.

New Living Translation
I have riches and honor, as well as enduring wealth and justice.

English Standard Version
Riches and honor are with me, enduring wealth and righteousness.

Berean Study Bible
With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and righteousness.

New American Standard Bible
"Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness.

King James Bible
Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.

Christian Standard Bible
With me are riches and honor, lasting wealth and righteousness.

Contemporary English Version
I can make you rich and famous, important and successful.

Good News Translation
I have riches and honor to give, prosperity and success.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
With me are riches and honor, lasting wealth and righteousness.

International Standard Version
Wealth and honor accompany me, as do enduring wealth and righteousness.

NET Bible
Riches and honor are with me, long-lasting wealth and righteousness.

New Heart English Bible
With me are riches, honor, enduring wealth, and prosperity.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Riches and honor are mine, and possessions, old age and righteousness.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I have riches and honor, lasting wealth and righteousness.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Riches and honour are with me; Yea, enduring riches and righteousness.

New American Standard 1977
“Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Riches and honour are with me, yea, durable riches and righteousness.

King James 2000 Bible
Riches and honor are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.

American King James Version
Riches and honor are with me; yes, durable riches and righteousness.

American Standard Version
Riches and honor are with me; Yea , durable wealth and righteousness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Wealth and glory belong to me; yea, abundant possessions and righteousness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
With me are riches and glory, glorious riches and justice.

Darby Bible Translation
Riches and honour are with me; durable wealth and righteousness.

English Revised Version
Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.

Webster's Bible Translation
Riches and honor are with me; durable riches and righteousness.

World English Bible
With me are riches, honor, enduring wealth, and prosperity.

Young's Literal Translation
Wealth and honour are with me, Lasting substance and righteousness.
Study Bible
The Excellence of Wisdom
17I love those who love me, and those who seek me early shall find me. 18With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and righteousness. 19My fruit is better than gold, pure gold, and my harvest surpasses choice silver.…
Cross References
Matthew 6:33
But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added unto you.

Psalm 112:3
Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.

Proverbs 3:16
Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor.

Treasury of Scripture

Riches and honor are with me; yes, durable riches and righteousness.

riches and honour

Proverbs 3:16
Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour.

Proverbs 4:7-9
Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding…

James 2:5
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

durable

Psalm 36:6
Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.

Ecclesiastes 5:14-16
But those riches perish by evil travail: and he begetteth a son, and there is nothing in his hand…

Matthew 6:19,20
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: …

and righteousness

Proverbs 11:4
Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

Matthew 6:33
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

Philippians 3:8,9
Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, …







Lexicon
With
אִתִּ֑י (’it·tî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

me are riches
עֹֽשֶׁר־ (‘ō·šer-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6239: Wealth

and honor,
וְכָב֥וֹד (wə·ḵā·ḇō·wḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3519: Weight, splendor, copiousness

enduring
עָ֝תֵ֗ק (‘ā·ṯêq)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6276: Valuable, advanced, eminent, surpassing

wealth
ה֥וֹן (hō·wn)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1952: Wealth, sufficiency

and righteousness.
וּצְדָקָֽה׃ (ū·ṣə·ḏā·qāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6666: Rightness, subjectively, objectively
(18) Riches and honour are with me.--"If this passage is taken in a material sense, Psalm 112:3 and the promises in the Pentateuch of wealth as the reward of obedience might be compared with it. But doubtless the "true riches" (Luke 16:11) are here alluded to, the consciousness of possessing God's honour and favour, called in Ephesians 3:8 the "unsearchable riches of Christ."

Verse 18. - Riches and honour are with me (see Proverbs 3:16). Wisdom has these things in her possession to bestow on whom she will, as God gave them to Solomon in reward of his petition for wisdom (1 Kings 3:13). Durable riches and righteousness. Things often regarded as incompatible. Durable, עָתֵק (athek), occurs only here (but see Isaiah 23:18), and means "old," "venerable," "long accumulated;" hence firm and lasting. Righteousness is the last reward that Wisdom bestows, without which, indeed, all material blessings would be nothing worth. Wealth obtained in a right way, and rightly used, is durable and stable. This was especially true under a temporal dispensation. We Christians, however, look not for reward in uncertain riches, but in God's favour here and happiness in another world. The Septuagint, "Possession of many things, and righteousness." What is denoted by "righteousness" is further explained in the following verses, 19-21. 8:12-21 Wisdom, here is Christ, in whom are all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge; it is Christ in the word, and Christ in the heart; not only Christ revealed to us, but Christ revealed in us. All prudence and skill are from the Lord. Through the redemption of Christ's precious blood, the riches of his grace abound in all wisdom and prudence. Man found out many inventions for ruin; God found one for our recovery. He hates pride and arrogance, evil ways and froward conversation; these render men unwilling to hear his humbling, awakening, holy instructions. True religion gives men the best counsel in all difficult cases, and helps to make their way plain. His wisdom makes all truly happy who receive it in the love of Christ Jesus. Seek him early, seek him earnestly, seek him before any thing else. Christ never said, Seek in vain. Those who love Christ, are such as have seen his loveliness, and have had his love shed abroad in their hearts; therefore they are happy. They shall be happy in this world, or in that which is beyond compare better. Wealth gotten by vanity will soon be diminished, but that which is well got, will wear well; and that which is well spent upon works of piety and charity, will be lasting. If they have not riches and honour in this world, they shall have that which is infinitely better. They shall be happy in the grace of God. Christ, by his Spirit, guides believers into all truth, and so leads them in the way of righteousness; and they walk after the Spirit. Also, they shall be happy in the glory of God hereafter. In Wisdom's promises, believers have goods laid up, not for days and years, but for eternity; her fruit therefore is better than gold.
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