Verse of the Day: Don’t Overwork for Riches

May 3, 2007

holy-bible.png

4 Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich.

Be wise enough to know when to quit.

5 In the blink of an eye wealth disappears,

for it will sprout wings

and fly away like an eagle.

Proverbs 23:4-5 (NLT)

From the Nelson Study Bible:

These verses call for moderation in work. Do not overwork to be rich: Although the proverbs discourage laziness (see 22:13), they also discourage any overworking whose purpose is greater wealth.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: