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

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

Discussion for Proverbs 13

  • Jean Robinson
    Proverbs 13 is a very powerful message that we all should take to heart. I want to make my money honestly.
  • BSP
    Verse 4 shows that Jehovah God wants us to not only have the desire to do more, but to take the actual steps to achieve our goals.
  • J
    "And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth." Matthew 25:30
  • Merryanne
    I love to read proverbs "
  • MockingBird
    Vanity is a failing of the results designed :diminished is a loss: But when you are laboring with the Lord's help you will increase. Been there ! In the 27 years that I worked : and a lot of the time went through difficult times : God was increasing me more and more !!! It is very rewarding when it is done in the light of the word !!!
  • J
    Man is nothing, and man shall be nothing forever as long as they disregard the tree of life and thats a fact.

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