Proverbs 10:15

“The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The rich mans wealth is his strong citie: the destruction of the poore is their pouertie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The rich man's wealth is his strong city: The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The property of the man of wealth is his strong town: the poor man's need is his destruction.
- Basic English Bible

The rich man's wealth is his strong city; the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
- Darby Bible

The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
- Webster's Bible

The rich man's wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
- World English Bible

The wealth of the rich [is] his strong city, The ruin of the poor [is] their poverty.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The rich man's wealth is his strong city; the ruin of the poor is their poverty.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:15


10:15 Wealth - It often redeems him from dangers and calamities. Poverty - Is the cause of their ruin.


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