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Proverbs 22:1-2 World English Bible (WEB)

22 A good name is more desirable than great riches,
    and loving favor is better than silver and gold.
The rich and the poor have this in common:
    Yahweh is the maker of them all.

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Proverbs 22:1-2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

On Life and Conduct

22 A good name is to be more desired than great wealth,
Favor is better than silver and gold.
The rich and the poor [a]have a common bond,
The Lord is the maker of them all.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 22:2 Lit meet together
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Proverbs 22:7 World English Bible (WEB)

The rich rule over the poor.
    The borrower is servant to the lender.

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Proverbs 22:7 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The rich rules over the poor,
And the borrower becomes the lender’s slave.

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Proverbs 22:9 World English Bible (WEB)

He who has a generous eye will be blessed;
    for he shares his food with the poor.

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Proverbs 22:9 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

He who [a]is generous will be blessed,
For he gives some of his food to the poor.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 22:9 Lit has a good eye
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Proverbs 22:16 World English Bible (WEB)

16 Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich,
    both come to poverty.

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Proverbs 22:16 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

16 He who oppresses the poor to make [a]more for himself
Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 22:16 Lit much
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Proverbs 22:26-27 World English Bible (WEB)

26 Don’t you be one of those who strike hands,
    of those who are collateral for debts.
27 If you don’t have means to pay,
    why should he take away your bed from under you?

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Proverbs 22:26-27 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

26 Do not be among those who give [a]pledges,
Among those who become guarantors for debts.
27 If you have nothing with which to pay,
Why should he take your bed from under you?

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 22:26 Lit strike hands
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