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

  • Peter
    The bible says in the book of James1:5 that if any of you lack wisdom let him ask from God...which simply means for you to have wise people as your companion you must ask from God and another fact as regard the bible verse is that...."THE CALIBER OF PERSONEL THAT SURROUNDS YOU DETERMINE THE SPEED TO YOUR SUCCESS.
  • Nathan
    I love words of wisdom
  • Jim Mc Govern for verse 12
    hope deferred is Christ absent, but believers consoled by the sent Comforter Holy Ghost during this interval, Christ now in heaven soon to translate all believers from time's origin creation to the present church, Christ the tree of life man's desire Johann Sebastian Bach a devout christian Lutheran believer's most famous cantata JESU JOY OF MAN's DESIRE
  • Whatsoever you say you can have, therefore wise and positive discourse or declaration is profitable for a man's soul.
  • Terry Littlejohn
    I haven 't been reading my bible so I chose to start back.why because I know I need GOD.I read proverbs chapter 13 in got the insight I needed.Thank GOD
  • Blessed
    Instruction from GOD is a gift. THE HOLY GHOST TEACHES ALL THINGS OF GOD. THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM IS THE FEAR OF THE LORD.

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