Proverbs 11:28

“He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that trusteth in his riches, shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the {green} leaf.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; But the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who puts his faith in wealth will come to nothing; but the upright man will be full of growth like the green leaf.
- Basic English Bible

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a leaf.
- Darby Bible

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
- Webster's Bible

He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous shall flourish as the green leaf.
- World English Bible

Whoso is confident in his wealth he falleth, And as a leaf, the righteous flourish.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as foliage.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 11

  • BSP
    Verse 25: Some may hold back from giving because they feel that they will not have enough for themselves. This verse is a promise from God that the generous person will prosper.
  • Obbie Beal
    Thank God for His Wisdom in this proverb, It is a 'Lamp' and 'Guide' for the human race. WOW!
  • Galen Wright
    Very hard to answer,"never give up, you wouldn't stop keeping his commandments. Did Jesus give up or did he stick it out to the very end!
    There is so much opposition out there or most the people closest to you!
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 15:4 A WHOLESOME TONGUE IS A TREE OF LIFE BUT PERVERSENESS THEREIN IS A BREACH IN THE SPIRIT JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT --- I SPEAK --- THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE ROMANS 8:10 AND IF CHRIST BE IN YOU THE BODY IS DEAD BECAUSE OF SIN BUT THE SPIRIT IS --LIFE-- BECAUSE OF --RIGHTEOUSNESS-- PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF --MY MOUTH-- ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM EPHESIANS 5:9 FOR THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS IN ALL GOODNESS AND RIGHTEOUSNESS AND TRUTH PROVERBS 12:17 HE THAT SPEAKETH TRUTH SHOWETH FORTH RIGHTEOUSNESS BUT A FALSE WITNESS DECEIT ROMANS 6:16 KNOW YOU NOT THAT TO WHOM YOU YIELD YOURSELVES SERVANTS TO OBEY HIS SERVANTS YOU ARE TO WHOM YOU OBEY WHETHER OF SIN UNTO DEATH OR OF OBEDIENCE UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS 1 JOHN 2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU KNOW THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS BORN OF HIM
  • Lilian
    We must be born again in Spirit and not in the flesh I will praise you and worship you Jesus for you are worthy thanks to your blood Jesus amen
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 11:4 RICHES PROFIT NOT IN THE DAY OF WRATH BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH PROVERBS 10:2 TREASURES OF WICKEDNESS PROFIT NOTHING BUT RIGHTEOUSNESS DELIVERETH FROM DEATH ACTS 10:35 BUT IN EVERY NATION HE THAT FEARETH HIM AND WORKETH RIGHTEOUSNESS IS ACCEPTED WITH HIM

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