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Proverbs 11:4

    Proverbs 11:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Riches profit not in the day of wrath; But righteousness delivereth from death.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Wealth is of no profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness keeps a man safe from death.

    Webster's Revision

    Riches profit not in the day of wrath; But righteousness delivereth from death.

    World English Bible

    Riches don't profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 11:4

    Riches profit not in the day of wrath - Among men they can do all things; but they cannot purchase the remission of sins, nor turn aside the wrath of God when that is poured out upon the opulent transgressor.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 11:4

    The day of wrath - Words true in their highest sense of the great "diesirae" of the future, but spoken in the first instance (compare Zephaniah 1:15-18) of any "day of the Lord," any time of judgment, when men or nations receive the chastisement of their sins. At such a time "riches profit not."