Proverbs 13:22

“A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A good man leaueth an inheritance to his childrens children: and the wealth of the sinner is layd vp for the iust.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; And the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The heritage of the good man is handed down to his children's children; and the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the upright man.
- Basic English Bible

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous [man].
- Darby Bible

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
- Webster's Bible

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.
- World English Bible

A good man causeth sons' sons to inherit, And laid up for the righteous [is] the sinner's wealth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 13

  • Jean Robinson
    Proverbs 13 is a very powerful message that we all should take to heart. I want to make my money honestly.
  • Dr Caleb
    So how are we to receive this wealth laid up for us, as Proverbs 13:22 says
  • BSP
    Verse 4 shows that Jehovah God wants us to not only have the desire to do more, but to take the actual steps to achieve our goals.
  • J
    "And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth." Matthew 25:30
  • J
    So while a couple thousand probably came by here and saw a verse speaking obviously about what it is protecting, you are posting up storms volcanoes birds beavers rainbows all sorts of lovely pictures... ashamed of the tree Jesus Christ your saviour wore for your sins... That right there is leading the mass astray for what?? VANITY the fear of men.
  • Merryanne
    I love to read proverbs "

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