Proverbs 28 :20

Proverbs 28 :20 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that makes 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 innocent.

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's Commentary 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 Commentary on Proverbs 28 :20

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