Proverbs 19:6
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American Standard Version
Many will entreat the favor of the liberal man; And every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

King James Bible
Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

Darby Bible Translation
Many court the favour of a noble; and every one is friend to a man that giveth.

World English Bible
Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.

Young's Literal Translation
Many entreat the face of the noble, And all have made friendship to a man of gifts.

Proverbs 19:6 Parallel
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Proverbs 19:6 Parallel Commentaries
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How the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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