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No one likes the poor, not even their neighbors, but the rich have many friends.
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The poor man shall be hateful even to his own neighbour: but the friends of the rich are many.
Proverbs 10:15 The work of the just is unto life: but the fruit of the wicked unto sin.
Proverbs 19:7 The brethren of the poor man hate him: moreover also his friends have departed far from him. He that followeth after words only, shall have nothing.
Job 6:21-23 Now you are come: and now, seeing my affliction, you are afraid. . . .
Job 19:13,14 He hath put my brethren far from me, and my acquaintance like strangers have departed from me. . . .
Job 30:10 They abhor me, and flee far from me, and are not afraid to spit in my face.
Proverbs 19:4,6 Riches make many friends: but from the poor man, even they whom he had, depart. . . .
Esther 3:2 And all the king's servants, that were at the doors of the palace, bent their knees, and worshipped Aman: for so the emperor had commanded them, only Mardochai did not bend his knee, nor worship him.
Esther 5:10,11 But dissembling his anger, and returning into his house, he called together to him his friends, and Zares his wife: . . .
ContextThe Wise Woman
…19The evil shall fall down before the good: and the wicked before the gates of the just. 20The poor man shall be hateful even to his own neighbour: but the friends of the rich are many.21He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy.…
Additional TranslationsThe poor man is hated even by his neighbor, but many are those who love the rich.The poor is hated even of his own neighbor: but the rich has many friends.
The poor is hated even of his own neighbor; But the rich hath many friends.
Friends will hate poor friends; but the friends of the rich are many.
He that is poor is hated even of his own neighbour; but the rich hath many friends.
The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.
The poor is hated even by his own neighbor: but the rich hath many friends.
The poor person is shunned even by his own neighbor, but the rich person has many friends.
Even of his neighbour is the poor hated, And those loving the rich are many.
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