King James Version
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
Darby Bible Translation
Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; but a faithful man who shall 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?
Proverbs 20:6 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
goodness: or, bounty
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?Proverbs 20:6 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryA String of Pearls
'Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. 2. The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. 3. It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling. 4. The sluggard will not plough by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing. 5. Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out. 6. Most men will …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Sluggard's Reproof
Benjamin Whichcote, the First of the "Latitude-Men"
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
The Tears of the Penitent.
How the Slothful and the Hasty are to be Admonished.
"If we Say that we have no Sin, we Deceive Ourselves, and the Truth is not in Us. "
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
To the chief Musician upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David. Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.
Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.
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