KJV LexiconThe ransom
a cover, i.e. (literally) a village (as covered in); (specifically) bitumen (as used for coating), and the henna plant (as used for dyeing); figuratively, a redemption-price
of a man's
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
are his riches
wealth -- far (richer), riches.
but the poor
to be destitute -- lack, needy, (make self) poor (man).
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
a chiding -- rebuke(-ing), reproof.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
The ransom of a man's life is his wealth, But the poor hears no rebuke.
King James Bible
The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Riches are a ransom for a man's life, but a poor man hears no threat.
International Standard Version
The life of a wealthy man may be held for ransom, but whoever is poor receives no threats.
The ransom of a person's life is his wealth, but the poor person hears no threat.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The salvation of a man's soul is his wealth and the poor does not accept condemnation.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
A person's riches are the ransom for his life, but the poor person does not pay attention to threats.
King James 2000 Bible
The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor hears not rebuke.
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