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

  • 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 "
  • MockingBird
    Vanity is a failing of the results designed :diminished is a loss: But when you are laboring with the Lord's help you will increase. Been there ! In the 27 years that I worked : and a lot of the time went through difficult times : God was increasing me more and more !!! It is very rewarding when it is done in the light of the word !!!
  • J
    Man is nothing, and man shall be nothing forever as long as they disregard the tree of life and thats a fact.

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