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Proverbs 28:20

    Proverbs 28:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that makes haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A faithful man shall abound with blessings; But he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A man of good faith will have great blessing, but one attempting to get wealth quickly will not go free from punishment.

    Webster's Revision

    A faithful man shall abound with blessings; But he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.

    World English Bible

    A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.

    Definitions for Proverbs 28:20

    Haste - To hurry; to urge on quickly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 28:20

    He that maketh haste to be rich - See Proverbs 13:11; Proverbs 20:21.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 28:20

    Not the possession of wealth, nor even the acquisition of it, is evil, but the eager haste of covetousness.

    Shall not be innocent - Better, as in the margin, in contrast with the many "blessings" of the "faithful."

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 28:20

    28:20 Faithful - Who deals truly and justly in all his transactions.