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 for Proverbs 13:22

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 for Proverbs 13:22

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:22


13:21 Evil - Punishment proportionable to their sin.

13:23 The poor - Poor persons by their diligent labours, and God's blessing often grow rich. Destroyed - Or, consumed, brought to poverty, for want of discretion.

13:24 Hateth his son - His fond affection, is as pernicious to him as hatred.


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