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Proverbs 21:20

20 The wise have wealth and luxury,

but fools spend whatever they get.

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Proverbs 21:20 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 The wise store up choice food and olive oil,

but fools gulp theirs down.

Proverbs 21:20 — English Standard Version (ESV)

20 Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man’s dwelling,

but a foolish man devours it.

Proverbs 21:20 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise;

But a foolish man spendeth it up.

Proverbs 21:20 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 There is desirable treasure,

And oil in the dwelling of the wise,

But a foolish man squanders it.

Proverbs 21:20 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 Wise people’s houses are full of the best foods and olive oil,

but fools waste everything they have.

Proverbs 21:20 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

20 There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise;

But a foolish man swalloweth it up.

Proverbs 21:20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 There is costly store and oil in the dwelling of a wise man; but a foolish man swalloweth it up.

Proverbs 21:20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 Costly treasure and wealth are in the home of a wise person, 

but a fool devours them. 

Proverbs 21:20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 Precious treasure and oil are in the dwelling of a wise person,

but a foolish man consumes them.

Proverbs 21:20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 Precious treasure remains in the house of the wise,

but the fool devours it.

Proverbs 21:20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 Precious treasure and oil are in the house of the wise,

but the foolish person will devour them.

Proverbs 21:20 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

20 The best food and olive oil are stored up in the houses of wise people.

But a foolish man eats up everything he has.

Proverbs 21:20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise,

But a foolish man swallows it up.


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