Proverbs 20:6
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New International Version
Many claim to have unfailing love, but a faithful person who can find?

New Living Translation
Many will say they are loyal friends, but who can find one who is truly reliable?

English Standard Version
Many a man proclaims his own steadfast love, but a faithful man who can find?

New American Standard Bible
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, But who can find a trustworthy man?

King James Bible
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, but who can find a trustworthy man?

International Standard Version
Many claim "I'm a loyal person!" but who can find someone who truly is?

NET Bible
Many people profess their loyalty, but a faithful person--who can find?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Many of the sons of men are called compassionate men, but who finds a trustworthy man?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Many people declare themselves loyal, but who can find someone who is [really] trustworthy?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness; But a faithful man who can find?

New American Standard 1977
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
            But who can find a trustworthy man?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Most men will proclaim each one his own mercy, but who can find a man of truth?

King James 2000 Bible
Most men will proclaim everyone his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

American King James Version
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

American Standard Version
Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; But a faithful man who can find?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Many men are called merciful: but who shall find a faithful man?

Darby Bible Translation
Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; but a faithful man who shall find?

English Revised Version
Most men wilt proclaim every one his own kindness: but a faithful man who can find?

Webster's Bible Translation
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

World English Bible
Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man?

Young's Literal Translation
A multitude of men proclaim each his kindness, And a man of stedfastness who doth find?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
20:5. Though many capable of giving wise counsel are silent, yet something may be drawn from them, which will reward those who obtain it. 6. It is hard to find those that have done, and will do more good than they speak, or care to hear spoken of.
Study Bible
Wine is a Mocker
5A plan in the heart of a man is like deep water, But a man of understanding draws it out. 6Many a man proclaims his own loyalty, But who can find a trustworthy man? 7A righteous man who walks in his integrity-- How blessed are his sons after him.…
Cross References
Matthew 6:2
So when you give to the needy, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be praised by men. Truly I tell you, they already have their reward.

Luke 18:8
I tell you, He will promptly carry out justice on their behalf. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on earth?"

Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed, 'God, I thank You that I am not like the other men--swindlers, evildoers, adulterers--or even like this tax collector.

Psalm 12:1
For the choir director; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David. Help, LORD, for the godly man ceases to be, For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.

Proverbs 20:5
A plan in the heart of a man is like deep water, But a man of understanding draws it out.

Proverbs 25:14
Like clouds and wind without rain Is a man who boasts of his gifts falsely.
Treasury of Scripture

Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?

proclaim

Proverbs 25:14 Whoever boasts himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.

Proverbs 27:2 Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and …

Matthew 6:2 Therefore when you do your alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, …

Luke 18:8,11,28 I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the …

Luke 22:23 And they began to inquire among themselves, which of them it was …

2 Corinthians 12:11 I am become a fool in glorying; you have compelled me: for I ought …

goodness

Psalm 12:1 Help, LORD; for the godly man ceases; for the faithful fail from …

Ecclesiastes 7:28 Which yet my soul seeks, but I find not: one man among a thousand …

Jeremiah 5:1 Run you to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, …

Micah 7:2 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright …

Luke 18:8 I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the …

John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said of him, Behold an Israelite …

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