Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Heirs. This was more observable under the old law: yet we often see the distress to which the unjust are exposed. De male quæsitis non gaudet tertius hæres. (Calmet)

John Chrysostom

AD 407
“A good man will inherit children’s children.” The verb “he will inherit” does not mean that he will take the inheritance from his sons; in fact, this would be the greatest curse. Rather, it means the opposite, that is, that he will transmit his riches to his posterity and will leave behind descendants. But the property of the ungodly is not transmitted to their sons but to those who can use them properly. Another interpretation may be: the mind, almost like a parent, generates good thoughts; and these become parents of similar actions. Commentary on the Proverbs of Solomon, Fragment

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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