Proverbs 23:4
Do not wear yourself out to get rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself.
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Proverbs 28:20
A faithful man will abound with blessings, but one eager to be rich will not go unpunished.

John 6:27
Do not work for food that perishes, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on Him God the Father has placed His seal of approval."

1 Timothy 6:8-10
But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these. . . .


Proverbs 3:5
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding;

Proverbs 26:12
Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Isaiah 5:21
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight.

Romans 11:25
I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you will not be conceited: A hardening in part has come to Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

Romans 12:16
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but enjoy the company of the lowly. Do not be conceited.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Do not weary yourself to gain wealth, Cease from your consideration of it.

King James Bible
Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't wear yourself out to get rich; stop giving your attention to it.

International Standard Version
Don't exhaust yourself acquiring wealth; be smart enough to stop.

NET Bible
Do not wear yourself out to become rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do not come near a rich man, but in wisdom, separate from him;
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