Proverbs 1:19

19 Such are the paths of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the life of those who get it.

Proverbs 1:19 in Other Translations

KJV
19 So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
ESV
19 Such are the ways of everyone who is greedy for unjust gain; it takes away the life of its possessors.
NLT
19 Such is the fate of all who are greedy for money; it robs them of life.
MSG
19 When you grab all you can get, that's what happens: the more you get, the less you are. Lady Wisdom
CSB
19 Such are the paths of all who pursue gain dishonestly; it takes the lives of those who profit from it.

Proverbs 1:19 In-Context

17 How useless to spread a net where every bird can see it!
18 These men lie in wait for their own blood; they ambush only themselves!
19 Such are the paths of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the life of those who get it.
20 Out in the open wisdom calls aloud, she raises her voice in the public square;
21 on top of the wall she cries out, at the city gate she makes her speech:

Cross References 1

  • 1. S ver 13-14; Proverbs 4:14-17; Proverbs 11:19; Proverbs 15:27
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