Proverbs 15:6

“In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the reuenues of the wicked is trouble.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Great wealth is {in} the house of the righteous, But trouble is in the income of the wicked.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In the house of the righteous is much treasure; But in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the house of the upright man there is a great store of wealth; but in the profits of the sinner there is trouble.
- Basic English Bible

In the house of a righteous [man] is much treasure; but in the revenue of a wicked [man] is disturbance.
- Darby Bible

In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.
- Webster's Bible

In the house of the righteous is much treasure, but the income of the wicked brings trouble.
- World English Bible

[In] the house of the righteous [is] abundant strength, And in the increase of the wicked -- trouble.
- Youngs Literal Bible

In the house of the righteous is much treasure; but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:6


15:6 Revenues - Though he may obtain great revenues, yet they are attended with much trouble.


Discussion for Proverbs 15

  • Jennifer
    This proverbs meant for us to think before we speak to others .......
  • Benson Ijeoma
    As Christians,we may feel spiritual and that our relationship with God is wonderful.But can we take a look at our relationship with others?Is God pleased with how we handle situations?Are we actually being a reflection of Christ image.Consider your ways.Lord give me light that I might see.
  • Karen
    You'll see how wise someone truly is by their foolishness
  • Carolyn Scranton for verse 3
    Watching at this time is essential. Know what time it is!
  • True Bible fact.
  • Coy
    Words do hurt, so lets watch what we say. Phil 4,13

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