New American Standard Bible
Many will seek the favor of a generous man, And every man is a friend to him who gives gifts.
King James Bible
Many will intreat the favour of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.
Darby Bible Translation
Many court the favour of a noble; and every one is friend to a man that giveth.
World English Bible
Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.
Young's Literal Translation
Many entreat the face of the noble, And all have made friendship to a man of gifts.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Intreat the favor ... - literally, "stroke the face" of the man of princely nature, who gives munificently.
LibraryHow the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
A man's gift makes room for him And brings him before great men.
A gift in secret subdues anger, And a bribe in the bosom, strong wrath.
Many seek the ruler's favor, But justice for man comes from the LORD.
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