Proverbs 19:1

“Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Better is the poore that walketh in his integrity, then he that is peruerse in his lippes, and is a foole.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity Than he that is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Better is the poor man whose ways are upright, than the man of wealth whose ways are twisted.
- Basic English Bible

Better is a poor [man] that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
- Darby Bible

Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
- Webster's Bible

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
- World English Bible

Better [is] the poor walking in his integrity, Than the perverse [in] his lips, who [is] a fool.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity than he that is perverse in his lips and a fool at the same time.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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