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Proverbs 13:11

11  gWealth gained hastily4 will dwindle,

but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.

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Proverbs 13:11 — The New International Version (NIV)

11 Dishonest money dwindles away,

but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.

Proverbs 13:11 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

11 Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished:

But he that gathereth by labour shall increase.

Proverbs 13:11 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears;

wealth from hard work grows over time.

Proverbs 13:11 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 Wealth gained by dishonesty will be diminished,

But he who gathers by labor will increase.

Proverbs 13:11 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 Money that comes easily disappears quickly,

but money that is gathered little by little will grow.

Proverbs 13:11 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

11 Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished;

But he that gathereth by labor shall have increase.

Proverbs 13:11 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 Wealth gotten by vanity diminisheth; but he that gathereth by manual-labour shall increase it.

Proverbs 13:11 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 Wealth ⸤gained⸥ through injustice dwindles away, 

but whoever gathers little by little has plenty. 

Proverbs 13:11 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 Wealth obtained by fraud will dwindle,

but whoever earns it through labor will multiply it.

Proverbs 13:11 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 Wealth hastily gotten will dwindle,

but those who gather little by little will increase it.

Proverbs 13:11 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 Wealth gained from haste will dwindle,

but he who gathers little by little will increase it.

Proverbs 13:11 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

11 Money that is gained in the wrong way disappears.

But money that is gathered little by little grows.

Proverbs 13:11 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles,

But the one who gathers by labor increases it.


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