Proverbs 22:2
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New American Standard Bible
The rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all.

King James Bible
The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.

Darby Bible Translation
The rich and poor meet together; Jehovah is the maker of them all.

World English Bible
The rich and the poor have this in common: Yahweh is the maker of them all.

Young's Literal Translation
Rich and poor have met together, The Maker of them all is Jehovah.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Compare the margin reference. Another recognition of the oneness of a common humanity, overriding all distinctions of rank.

Proverbs 22:2 Parallel Commentaries

The Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions.
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
He accuses Abaelard for preferring his own opinions and even fancies to the unanimous consent of the Fathers, especially where he declares that Christ did not become incarnate in order to save man from the power of the devil. 11. I find in a book of his sentences, and also in an exposition of his of the Epistle to the Romans, that this rash inquirer into the Divine Majesty attacks the mystery of our Redemption. He admits in the very beginning of his disputation that there has never been but one conclusion
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Job 31:15
"Did not He who made me in the womb make him, And the same one fashion us in the womb?

Proverbs 14:31
He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

Proverbs 29:13
The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives light to the eyes of both.

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