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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - Proverbs 15:27


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    King James Bible - Proverbs 15:27

    He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.

    World English Bible

    He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes will live.

    Douay-Rheims - Proverbs 15:27

    He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house: but he that hateth bribes shall live. By mercy and faith sins are purged away: and by the fear of the Lord every one declineth from evil.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth
    gifts shall live.

    Original Hebrew

    עכר
    5916 ביתו 1004 בוצע 1214 בצע 1215 ושׂונא 8130 מתנת 4979 יחיה׃ 2421

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    VERSE (27) -
    Pr 1:19; 11:19,29; 20:21 De 7:26 Jos 6:18; 7:11,12,24,25 1Sa 8:3-5

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 15:27

    ¶ Alborota su casa el codicioso; mas el que aborrece las dádivas vivirá.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - Proverbs 15:27

    Verse 27. He that is
    greedy of gain ] He who will be rich; troubleth his own house-he is a torment to himself and his family by his avariciousness and penury, and a curse to those with whom he deals.

    But he that hateth gifts ] Whatever is given to pervert judgment.


    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 27. He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house , etc.] Or “that covets a covetousness” f453 , an evil one, as in ( Habakkuk 2:9); that seeks riches by unlawful means, that gathers the mammon of falsehood, or unrighteousness, as the Targum; he entails a curse and brings ruin and destruction upon his family; the Septuagint and Arabic versions are, he “destroys himself”; or “his own soul”, as the Syriac version; it may be understood of a man that is over anxious and eager to be rich, and hurries on business, and gives his servants no proper time for food and rest; (see Gill on “ Proverbs 11:29”); but he that hateth gifts shall live ; that rejects them with abhorrence, when offered to bribe him to pervert judgment, or to do an unjust thing; otherwise gifts may be lawfully received from one friend by another; the sin is when they are given and taken for the sake of doing what is base and sinful; and a man that shakes his hand from receiving gifts on such a basis, he and his family shall prosper and increase in worldly things; and, doing this from a right principle of grace, shall live comfortably in a spiritual sense, and thrive and flourish in his soul, and live an eternal life hereafter; (see Psalm 16:5,6).

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 27 - The covetous man lets none of his
    family have rest or enjoyment. An greediness of gain often tempts to projects that bring ruin.


    Original Hebrew

    עכר 5916 ביתו 1004 בוצע 1214 בצע 1215 ושׂונא 8130 מתנת 4979 יחיה׃ 2421


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