New Living Translation
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.
King James Bible
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
Darby Bible Translation
All the brethren of a poor man hate him; how much more do his friends go far from him: he pursueth them with words, they are not to be found.
World English Bible
All the relatives of the poor shun him: how much more do his friends avoid him! He pursues them with pleas, but they are gone.
Young's Literal Translation
All the brethren of the poor have hated him, Surely also his friends have been far from him, He is pursuing words -- they are not!
Proverbs 19:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:7 Brethren - His nearest relations. Hate - Despise and shun him. Pursueth - Earnestly imploring their pity.
LibraryThe Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …
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My loved ones and friends stay away, fearing my disease. Even my own family stands at a distance.
The wealth of the rich is their fortress; the poverty of the poor is their destruction.
The poor are despised even by their neighbors, while the rich have many "friends."
The poor plead for mercy; the rich answer with insults.
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