Proverbs 18:23

“The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 18:23

The poore vseth intreaties, but the rich answereth roughly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The poor man utters supplications, But the rich man answers roughly.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The poor useth entreaties; But the rich answereth roughly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The poor man makes requests for grace, but the man of wealth gives a rough answer.
- Basic English Bible

He that is poor speaketh with supplications, but the rich answereth roughly.
- Darby Bible

The poor useth entreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
- Webster's Bible

The poor plead for mercy, but the rich answer harshly.
- World English Bible

[With] supplications doth the poor speak, And the rich answereth fierce things.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The poor useth entreaties; but the rich answereth impudently.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 18:23

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 18:23


18:21 Death and life - Are brought upon men by, the good or bad use of their tongues. Lovest - That love much talking.

18:22 A wise - A good wife; one that deserves the name, and performs the duty of that relation. Favour - Obtains her not by his own diligence, but by God's good providence.

18:24 A man - Heb. A man of friends; who desires the friendship of others.


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