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Proverbs 10:2

    Proverbs 10:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; But righteousness delivereth from death.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Wealth which comes from sin is of no profit, but righteousness gives salvation from death.

    Webster's Revision

    Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; But righteousness delivereth from death.

    World English Bible

    Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 10:2

    Treasures of wickedness - Property gained by wicked means.

    Delivered from death - Treasures gained by robbery often bring their possessors to an untimely death; but those gained by righteous dealing bring with them no such consequences.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 10:2

    Righteousness - Including, perhaps, the idea of benevolence. Compare the use of δικαιοσύνη dikaiosunē, in Matthew 6:1 (the older reading), and 2 Corinthians 9:9-10.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 10:2

    10:2 Of wickedness - Such as are got by any sort of wicked practices. Death - Often from temporal, and always from eternal death.