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Proverbs 23:4

Context
NET ©

Do not wear yourself out to become rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself. 1 

NIV ©

Do not wear yourself out to get rich; have the wisdom to show restraint.

NASB ©

Do not weary yourself to gain wealth, Cease from your consideration of it.

NLT ©

Don’t weary yourself trying to get rich. Why waste your time?

MSG ©

Don't wear yourself out trying to get rich; restrain yourself!

BBE ©

Take no care to get wealth; let there be an end to your desire for money.

NRSV ©

Do not wear yourself out to get rich; be wise enough to desist.

NKJV ©

Do not overwork to be rich; Because of your own understanding, cease!


KJV
Labour
<03021> (8799)
not to be rich
<06238> (8687)_:
cease
<02308> (8798)
from thine own wisdom
<0998>_.
NASB ©
Do not weary
<03021>
yourself to gain
<06238>
wealth
<06238>
, Cease
<02308>
from your consideration
<0998>
of it.
HEBREW
ldx
<02308>
Ktnybm
<0998>
rysehl
<06238>
egyt
<03021>
la (23:4)
<0408>
LXXM
mh
<3165
ADV
parekteinou {V-PPD-2S} penhv
<3993
N-NSM
wn
<1510
V-PAPNS
plousiw
<4145
A-DSM
th
<3588
T-DSF
de
<1161
PRT
sh
<4674
A-DSF
ennoia
<1771
N-DSF
aposcou
<568
V-AMD-2S
NET © [draft] ITL
Do not
<0408>
wear
<03021>
yourself out
<03021>
to become rich
<06238>
; be wise
<0998>
enough to restrain
<02308>
yourself.
NET ©

Do not wear yourself out to become rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself. 1 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “from your understanding cease.” In the context this means that the person should have enough understanding to stop wearing himself out trying to be rich (cf. NRSV “be wise enough to desist”).



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