Proverbs 13:8

“The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 13:8

The ransome of a mans life are his riches: but the poore heareth not rebuke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The ransom of a man's life is his wealth, But the poor hears no rebuke.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The ransom of a man's life is his riches; But the poor heareth no threatening.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man will give his wealth in exchange for his life; but the poor will not give ear to sharp words.
- Basic English Bible

The ransom of a man's life is his riches; but the indigent heareth not rebuke.
- Darby Bible

The ransom of a man's life is his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
- Webster's Bible

The ransom of a man's life is his riches, but the poor hear no threats.
- World English Bible

The ransom of a man's life [are] his riches, And the poor hath not heard rebuke.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The ransom of a man's life are his riches; but the poor heareth no threatening.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 13:8

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:8


13:8 Riches - Riches enable a man to redeem his life when it is in greatest danger, and poverty preserves a man from many injuries. Because they are cautious, that they may not provoke others; and because they are esteemed objects of pity.


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