Proverbs 6:11

“So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So shall thy pouertie come as one that trauaileth, and thy want as an armed man.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So shall thy poverty come as a robber, And thy want as an armed man.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man
- Basic English Bible

So shall thy poverty come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.
- Darby Bible

So shall thy poverty come as one that traveleth, and thy want as an armed man.
- Webster's Bible

so your poverty will come as a robber, and your scarcity as an armed man.
- World English Bible

And thy poverty hath come as a traveller, And thy want as an armed man.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So shall thy poverty come as a runner, and thy want as an armed man.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 6:11


6:11 Travelleth - Swiftly and unexpectedly. Armed man - Irresistibly.


Discussion for Proverbs 6:11

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