New Living Translation
The rich think of their wealth as a strong defense; they imagine it to be a high wall of safety.
King James Bible
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.
Darby Bible Translation
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own imagination.
World English Bible
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, like an unscalable wall in his own imagination.
Young's Literal Translation
The wealth of the rich is the city of his strength, And as a wall set on high in his own imagination.
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LibraryA Faithful Friend
Friendship, however, though very pleasing and exceedingly blessed, has been the cause of the greatest misery to men when it has been unworthy and unfaithful; for just in proportion as a good friend is sweet, a false friend is full of bitterness. "A faithless friend is sharper than an adder's tooth." It is sweet to repose in some one; but O! how bitter to have that support snapped, and to receive a grievous fall as the effect of your confidence. Fidelity is an absolute necessary in a true friend; …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Would that I were More Closely Bound
Epistle cxv. To Syagrius, Bishop of Augustodunum (Autun).
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
The wealth of the rich is their fortress; the poverty of the poor is their destruction.
Haughtiness goes before destruction; humility precedes honor.
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