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Proverbs 27:24

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— For riches are not forever, Nor does a crown [endure] to all generations.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— For riches [are] not for ever: and doth the crown [endure] to every generation?
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— For riches are not for ever; and doth the crown endure unto all generations?
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For riches are not for ever: And doth the crown endure unto all generations?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For riches [are] not for ever: and doth the crown [endure] to every generation?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— for wealth is not for ever; and doth the crown [endure] from generation to generation?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, not age-abiding, are riches, nor is the diadem, from generation to generation:—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For riches [are] not to the age, Nor a crown to generation and generation.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For thou shalt not always have power: but a crown shall be given to generation and generation.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— For riches remaine not alway, nor the crowne from generation to generation.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For riches [are] not for euer: and doth the crowne [endure] to euery generation?
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— Possessions are not for ever; nor can riches be handed down from one generation to another.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For a man [has] not strength and power for ever; neither does he transmit it from generation to generation.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For riches [are] not for ever: and doth the crown [endure] to every generation?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
riches 2633
{2633} Prime
From H2630; wealth.
[are] not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
for ever: 5769
{5769} Prime
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
and doth x518
(0518) Complement
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
the crown 5145
{5145} Prime
From H5144; properly something set apart, that is, (abstractly) dedication (of a priest or Nazirite); hence (concretely) unshorn locks; also (by implication) a chaplet (especially of royalty).
[endure] to every y1755
[1755] Standard
From H1752; properly a revolution of time, that is, an age or generation; also a dwelling.
generation? 1755
{1755} Prime
From H1752; properly a revolution of time, that is, an age or generation; also a dwelling.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 27:23-24.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 27:23-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 27:24

For — What thou dost now possess, will not last always. If a man had the wealth of a kingdom, without care and diligence it would be brought to nothing.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 23:5 Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for [riches] certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
Zephaniah 1:18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.
1 Timothy 6:17-18 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; ... That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

Heb. strength,
James 1:10 But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.


2 Samuel 7:16 And thine house and thy kingdom shall be established for ever before thee: thy throne shall be established for ever.
Psalms 89:36 His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me.
Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of [his] government and peace [there shall be] no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

every generation:
Heb. generation and generation
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2S 7:16. Ps 89:36. Pv 23:5. Is 9:7. Zp 1:18. 1Ti 6:17. Jm 1:10.

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