Proverbs 13:11
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
Dishonest wealth will dwindle, but what is earned through hard work will be multiplied.

Young's Literal Translation
Wealth from vanity becometh little, And whoso is gathering by the hand becometh great.

King James Bible
Wealth [gotten] by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.

מֵהֶ֣בֶל (mê·he·ḇel)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1892: Emptiness, vanity, transitory, unsatisfactory

ה֭וֹן (hō·wn)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1952: Wealth, sufficiency

will dwindle,
יִמְעָ֑ט (yim·‘āṭ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4591: To pare off, lessen, in, to be, small, few

but what is earned
וְקֹבֵ֖ץ (wə·qō·ḇêṣ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 6908: To gather, collect

עַל־ (‘al-)
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

hard work
יָ֣ד (yāḏ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

will be multiplied.
יַרְבֶּֽה׃ (yar·beh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7235: To be or become much, many or great


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