Proverbs 21:13

“Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 21:13

Whoso stoppeth his eares at the cry of the poore, hee also shall cry himselfe, but shall not be heard.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor Will also cry himself and not be answered.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, He also shall cry, but shall not be heard.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He whose ears are stopped at the cry of the poor, will himself get no answer to his cry for help.
- Basic English Bible

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also himself shall cry, and shall not be heard.
- Darby Bible

Whoever stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
- Webster's Bible

Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he will also cry out, but shall not be heard.
- World English Bible

Whoso is shutting his ear from the cry of the poor, He also doth cry, and is not answered.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be answered.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 21:13

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 21:13


21:11 The wise - The simple learn wisdom, both from the punishment of wicked men, and from the prosperity of good men.

21:12 Considereth - He looks through its present glory to that ruin for which it is designed.

21:14 In secret - Which makes it more acceptable. In the bosom - Secretly conveyed into the bosom.


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