Proverbs 22:4

“By humilitie and the feare of the Lord, are riches, and honour, and life.”

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Other Translations

By humility [and] the fear of the LORD [are] riches, and honour, and life.
- King James Version

The reward of humility {and} the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The reward of humility `and' the fear of Jehovah `Is' riches, and honor, and life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The reward of a gentle spirit and the fear of the Lord is wealth and honour and life.
- Basic English Bible

The reward of humility [and] the fear of Jehovah is riches, and honour, and life.
- Darby Bible

By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honor, and life.
- Webster's Bible

The result of humility and the fear of Yahweh is wealth, honor, and life.
- World English Bible

The end of humility [is] the fear of Jehovah, Riches, and honour, and life.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The reward of humility is the fear of the LORD, even riches, and honour, and life.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 22

  • Unknown
    I believe in balance. For JESUS came that we have life and live to the full not destitute or a vagabond. But not materialistic or greedy with our wealth. I believe we should understand that money in good hands is a good thing but in greedy selfish ways is bad. So we should always live in our means and strive for better living and to help others who are hurting like your neighbors!
  • BSP
    Verse 17 encourages us to listen to the words of wise ones. The Bible is the major source of wisdom that we can turn to.
  • Barbsra
    Very good can't wait for tomorrow ty
  • BSP
    Children need parental guidance and discipline. The child still has free will and will ultimately have to decide what he or she will do, but they are more likely to follow the direction given from their parents if it is done so consistently and with love.
  • Vanessa
    Humble I pray for your son too, I know how hard it is with children you can lead them, and show them,but until they see for themselves, we pray to our Father and Lord to intercede. it's rough times , they are told they can do and be anything and it's ok, breaks my heart , how blind they live, I pray to God always to open their eyes for I have failed.
  • BSP
    Verse 4: There are many rewards from God for the person who is humble and fears him.

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