Proverbs 6:11

“So shall thy pouertie come as one that trauaileth, and thy want as an armed man.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
- King James Version

Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So shall thy poverty come as a robber, And thy want as an armed man.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man
- Basic English Bible

So shall thy poverty come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.
- Darby Bible

So shall thy poverty come as one that traveleth, and thy want as an armed man.
- Webster's Bible

so your poverty will come as a robber, and your scarcity as an armed man.
- World English Bible

And thy poverty hath come as a traveller, And thy want as an armed man.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So shall thy poverty come as a runner, and thy want as an armed man.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 6:11


6:11 Travelleth - Swiftly and unexpectedly. Armed man - Irresistibly.


Discussion for Proverbs 6

  • Markwarbrick
    Every Word of God is pure,even so come quickly Lord Jesus.Amen.
  • Molly
    One thing GOD has instructed us not to do which many of us continue to do is become a surety for another. We are not to co-sign for our family, our friends nor our children. It may be hard to say no when loved ones ask. However, it is the commandment of GOD. People find themselves paying for cars, furniture or loans when someone else defaults on what they owe. Obedience will prevent such trouble.
  • Malele
    these is one of the most beautiful and wisely put scripture. it helps one to introspect
  • BSP
    Verses 16 and 17: God outright describes some of the things that he detests. We want to make sure to stay as far away from these things as possible.
  • Mable
    Verse 7 saying you have no one over you you have been doing things own your own. That you want receive a leader to help you.
  • Jacquelyne Stevenson
    Know this that your faith in God will lead you to heaven.

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