New Living Translation
The poor are despised even by their neighbors, while the rich have many "friends."
King James Bible
The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.
Darby Bible Translation
He that is poor is hated even of his own neighbour; but the rich hath many friends.
World English Bible
The poor person is shunned even by his own neighbor, but the rich person has many friends.
Young's Literal Translation
Even of his neighbour is the poor hated, And those loving the rich are many.
Proverbs 14:20 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:20 Hated - Despised and abandoned.
Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Backslider in Heart.
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
Wealth makes many "friends"; poverty drives them all away.
The relatives of the poor despise them; how much more will their friends avoid them! Though the poor plead with them, their friends are gone.
Jump to PreviousDisliked Friends Hated Love Neighbor Neighbors Neighbour Numbers Poor Rich Shunned Wealth
Jump to NextDisliked Friends Hated Love Neighbor Neighbors Neighbour Numbers Poor Rich Shunned Wealth
LinksProverbs 14:20 NIV
Proverbs 14:20 NLT
Proverbs 14:20 ESV
Proverbs 14:20 NASB
Proverbs 14:20 KJV
Proverbs 14:20 Bible Apps
Proverbs 14:20 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 14:20 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 14:20 French Bible
Proverbs 14:20 German Bible
Proverbs 14:20 Commentaries