Proverbs 13:22

22 A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.

Proverbs 13:22 in Other Translations

KJV
22 A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
ESV
22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.
NLT
22 Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly.
MSG
22 A good life gets passed on to the grandchildren; ill-gotten wealth ends up with good people.
CSB
22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren, but the sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous.

Proverbs 13:22 In-Context

20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.
21 Trouble pursues the sinner, but the righteous are rewarded with good things.
22 A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.
23 An unplowed field produces food for the poor, but injustice sweeps it away.
24 Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Esther 8:2; S Job 27:17; Ecclesiastes 2:26
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