Proverbs 27:24

“For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For riches are not for euer: and doth the crowne endure to euery generation?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For riches are not forever, Nor does a crown {endure} to all generations.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For riches are not for ever: And doth the crown endure unto all generations?
- American Standard Version (1901)

For wealth is not for ever, and money does not go on for all generations.
- Basic English Bible

for wealth is not for ever; and doth the crown [endure] from generation to generation?
- Darby Bible

For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation?
- Webster's Bible

for riches are not forever, nor does even the crown endure to all generations.
- World English Bible

For riches [are] not to the age, Nor a crown to generation and generation.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For riches are not for ever; and doth the crown endure unto all generations?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:24


27:24 For - What thou dost now possess, will not last always. If a man had the wealth of a kingdom, without care and diligence it would be brought to nothing.


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