New International Version
Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them.
King James Bible
Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.
Darby Bible Translation
Wealth addeth many friends; but the poor is separated from his friend.
World English Bible
Wealth adds many friends, but the poor is separated from his friend.
Young's Literal Translation
Wealth addeth many friends, And the poor from his neighbour is separated.
Proverbs 19:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The poor is separated from his neighbor - Because he has the "disease of all-shunned poverty."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
The Knowledge of God
The poor are shunned even by their neighbors, but the rich have many friends.
A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free.
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