Proverbs 18:16

“A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A mans gift maketh roome for him, & bringeth him before great men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A man's gift makes room for him And brings him before great men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man's gift maketh room for him, And bringeth him before great men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man's offering makes room for him, letting him come before great men.
- Basic English Bible

A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
- Darby Bible

A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
- Webster's Bible

A man's gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men.
- World English Bible

The gift of a man maketh room for him, And before the great it leadeth him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 18:16

  • Atta danso for verse 16
    The gift here refers to our talents and potentials. When we harness our gift (talents and Potentials), they make us competent to meet greatness. The great always will like to associate with greatness and our talents are great treasures in vessels. Harness your talent for a great tomorrow.

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