New International Version
The rich are wise in their own eyes; one who is poor and discerning sees how deluded they are.
King James Bible
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
Darby Bible Translation
A rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
World English Bible
The rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor who has understanding sees through him.
Young's Literal Translation
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, And the intelligent poor searcheth him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray - He who strives to pervert one really converted to God, in order that he may pour contempt on religion, shall fall into that hell to which he has endeavored to lead the other.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
his own conceit
LibraryTwo Coverings and Two Consequences
A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
God's Law Immutable
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.
Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.
Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them.
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