Proverbs 14:20
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The poorרָ֑שׁ
7326: to be in want or poora prim. root
is hatedיִשָּׂ֣נֵא
8130: to hatea prim. root
1571: also, moreover, yeafrom an unused word
by his neighbor,לְ֭רֵעֵהוּ
7453: friend, companion, fellowfrom raah
But those who loveוְאֹהֲבֵ֖י
157: to lovea prim. root
the richעָשִׁ֣יר
6223: richfrom ashar
are many.רַבִּֽים׃
7227a: much, many, greatfrom rabab

KJV Lexicon
The poor
ruwsh  (roosh)
to be destitute -- lack, needy, (make self) poor (man).
is hated
sane'  (saw-nay')
to hate (personally) -- enemy, foe, (be) hate(-ful, -r), odious, utterly.
even of his own neighbour
rea`  (ray'-ah)
an associate (more or less close) -- brother, companion, fellow, friend, husband, lover, neighbour, (an-)other.
but the rich
`ashiyr  (aw-sheer')
rich, whether literal or figurative (noble) -- rich (man).
hath many
rab  (rab)
abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality)
'ahab  (aw-hab')
to have affection for (sexually or otherwise) -- (be-)love(-d, -ly, -r), like, friend.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The poor is hated even by his neighbor, But those who love the rich are many.

King James Bible
The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A poor man is hated even by his neighbor, but there are many who love the rich.

International Standard Version
The poor person is shunned by his neighbor, but many are the friends of the wealthy.

NET Bible
A poor person is disliked even by his neighbors, but those who love the rich are many.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The poor is hated by his neighbors and the friends of the rich are many.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A poor person is hated even by his neighbor, but a rich person is loved by many.

King James 2000 Bible
The poor is hated even of his own neighbor: but the rich has many friends.
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