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Proverbs 23:4

4 aDo not overwork to be rich;

bBecause of your own understanding, cease!

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Proverbs 23:4 — The New International Version (NIV)

Do not wear yourself out to get rich;

do not trust your own cleverness.

Proverbs 23:4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Do not toil to acquire wealth;

be discerning enough to desist.

Proverbs 23:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Labour not to be rich:

Cease from thine own wisdom.

Proverbs 23:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich.

Be wise enough to know when to quit.

Proverbs 23:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich;

be wise enough to control yourself.

Proverbs 23:4 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Weary not thyself to be rich;

Cease from thine own wisdom.

Proverbs 23:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Weary not thyself to become rich; cease from thine own intelligence:

Proverbs 23:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Do not wear yourself out getting rich. 

Be smart enough to stop. 

Proverbs 23:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Don’t wear yourself out to get rich;

stop giving your attention to it.

Proverbs 23:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Do not wear yourself out to get rich;

be wise enough to desist.

Proverbs 23:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Do not tire in order to become rich;

out of your understanding, may you desist.

Proverbs 23:4 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Don’t wear yourself out to get rich.

Be wise enough to say no.

Proverbs 23:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Do not weary yourself to gain wealth,

Cease from your consideration of it.


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