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Rich people are always finding new friends, but the poor cannot keep the few they have.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Riches make many friends: but from the poor man, even they whom he had, depart.
Proverbs 19:6,7 Many honour the person of him that is mighty, and are friends of him that giveth gifts. . . .
Proverbs 14:20 The poor man shall be hateful even to his own neighbour: but the friends of the rich are many.
Luke 15:13-15 And not many days after, the younger son, gathering all together, went abroad into a far country: and there wasted his substance, living riotously. . . .
Proverbs 10:15 The work of the just is unto life: but the fruit of the wicked unto sin.
Job 6:15-23 My brethren have passed by me, as the torrent that passeth swiftly in the valleys. . . .
Job 19:13-17 He hath put my brethren far from me, and my acquaintance like strangers have departed from me. . . .
ContextThe Man of Integrity
…3The folly of a man supplanteth his steps: and he fretteth in his mind against God. 4Riches make many friends: but from the poor man, even they whom he had, depart.5A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall not escape.…
Additional TranslationsWealth attracts many friends, but a poor man is deserted by his friend.Wealth makes many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbor.
Wealth addeth many friends; But the poor is separated from his friend.
Wealth acquires many friends; but the poor is deserted even of the friend he has.
Wealth addeth many friends; but the poor is separated from his friend.
Wealth addeth many friends: but the poor is separated from his friend.
Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbor.
Wealth adds many friends, but the poor is separated from his friend.
Wealth addeth many friends, And the poor from his neighbour is separated.
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