Proverbs 3:9–10; Proverbs 10:2–4; Proverbs 10:15; Proverbs 10:22; Proverbs 11:4; Proverbs 11:25; Proverbs 11:28; Proverbs 13:7–8; Proverbs 13:11; Proverbs 13:22; Proverbs 14:20; Proverbs 14:24; Proverbs 15:6; Proverbs 15:16–17; Proverbs 16:20; Proverbs 18:11; Proverbs 19:4; Proverbs 20:21; Proverbs 21:5–6; Proverbs 22:4; Proverbs 22:7; Proverbs 22:16; Proverbs 23:4–5; Proverbs 28:11; Proverbs 28:19–20; Proverbs 28:22; Proverbs 28:25; Proverbs 30:8–9

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Proverbs 3:9–10

Honor the Lord with your wealth

and with qthe firstfruits of all your produce;

10  then your rbarns will be filled with plenty,

and your vats will be bursting with wine.

Proverbs 10:2–4

fTreasures gained by wickedness do not profit,

gbut righteousness delivers from death.

hThe Lord does not let the righteous go hungry,

ibut he thwarts the craving of the wicked.

A slack hand jcauses poverty,

kbut the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Proverbs 10:15

15  bA rich man’s wealth is his strong city;

the poverty of the poor is their ruin.

Proverbs 10:22

22  iThe blessing of the Lord makes rich,

and he adds no sorrow with it.1

Proverbs 11:4

gRiches do not profit in the day of wrath,

hbut righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 11:25

25  lWhoever brings blessing mwill be enriched,

and none who waters will himself be watered.

Proverbs 11:28

28  Whoever strusts in his riches will fall,

but the righteous will tflourish like a green leaf.

Proverbs 13:7–8

aOne pretends to be rich,1 yet has nothing;

banother pretends to be poor,2 yet has great wealth.

The ransom of a man’s life is his wealth,

but a poor man chears no threat.

Proverbs 13:11

11  gWealth gained hastily1 will dwindle,

but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.

Proverbs 13:22

22  zA good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children,

but athe sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous.

Proverbs 14:20

20  eThe poor is disliked even by his neighbor,

fbut the rich has many friends.

Proverbs 14:24

24  The crown of the wise is their wealth,

but the folly of fools brings folly.

Proverbs 15:6

In the house of the righteous there is much treasure,

but trouble befalls the income of the wicked.

Proverbs 15:16–17

16  bBetter is a little with the fear of the Lord

than great treasure and trouble with it.

17  cBetter is a dinner of herbs where love is

than da fattened ox and hatred with it.

Proverbs 16:20

20  Whoever gives thought to the word1 pwill discover good,

and blessed is he qwho trusts in the Lord.

Proverbs 18:11

11  lA rich man’s wealth is his strong city,

and like a high wall in his imagination.

Proverbs 19:4

fWealth brings many new friends,

fbut a poor man is deserted by his friend.

Proverbs 20:21

21  iAn inheritance gained hastily in the beginning

will not be blessed in the end.

Proverbs 21:5–6

The plans of ethe diligent lead surely to abundance,

but everyone who is fhasty comes gonly to poverty.

hThe getting of treasures by a lying tongue

is a ifleeting jvapor and a ksnare of death.1

Proverbs 22:4

The reward for humility and fear of the Lord

is triches and honor and life.1

Proverbs 22:7

xThe rich rules over the poor,

and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

Proverbs 22:16

16  Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth,

or gives to the rich, owill only come to poverty.

Proverbs 23:4–5

dDo not toil to acquire wealth;

ebe discerning enough to desist.

When your eyes light on it, it is gone,

ffor suddenly it sprouts wings,

flying like an eagle toward heaven.

Proverbs 28:11

11  A rich man is wise in his town eyes,

but a poor man who has understanding uwill find him out.

Proverbs 28:19–20

19  iWhoever works his land will have plenty of bread,

but he who follows worthless pursuits will have plenty of poverty.

20  A faithful man will abound with blessings,

but whoever hastens to be rich jwill not go unpunished.

Proverbs 28:22

22  A mstingy man1 nhastens after wealth

and does not know that opoverty will come upon him.

Proverbs 28:25

25  A greedy man sstirs up strife,

but the one who trusts in the Lord will tbe enriched.

Proverbs 30:8–9

Remove far from me falsehood and lying;

give me neither poverty nor riches;

feed me with the food that is xneedful for me,

lest I be yfull and zdeny you

and say, aWho is the Lord?

or lest I be poor and steal

band profane the name of my God.