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

  • 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.
  • God keeps watch upon bad people and deals with them according to their conduct. However, if we are among the good ones, we can be sure that Jehovah God takes note of our acts of faithfulness.
  • Sondra L Marshall
    Important reminders of what is expected of us. Thank you Lord for all the gifts you provide me.

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