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Proverbs 10:15 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

15 The wealth of the rich is his fortified city;
the poverty of the poor is their destruction.

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Proverbs 10:15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 The wealth of the rich is their fortress;
    the poverty of the poor is their ruin.

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Proverbs 14:20 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

20 A poor person is hated even by his neighbor,
but there are many who love the rich.

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Proverbs 14:20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 The poor are disliked even by their neighbors,
    but the rich have many friends.

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Proverbs 18:23 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

23 The poor person pleads,
but the rich one answers roughly.

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Proverbs 18:23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 The poor use entreaties,
    but the rich answer roughly.

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Proverbs 19:1 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

19 Better a poor person who lives with integrity
than someone who has deceitful lips and is a fool.

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Proverbs 19:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 Better the poor walking in integrity
    than one perverse of speech who is a fool.

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Proverbs 19:4 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Wealth attracts many friends,
but a poor person is separated from his friend.

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Proverbs 19:4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Wealth brings many friends,
    but the poor are left friendless.

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Proverbs 19:7 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

All the brothers of a poor person hate him;
how much more do his friends
keep their distance from him!
He may pursue them with words,
but they are not there.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 19:7 Hb uncertain
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Proverbs 19:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

If the poor are hated even by their kin,
    how much more are they shunned by their friends!
When they call after them, they are not there.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 19:7 Meaning of Heb uncertain
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Proverbs 19:17 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

17 Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord,
and he will give a reward to the lender.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 19:17 Lit to him
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Proverbs 19:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord,
    and will be repaid in full.

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Proverbs 19:22 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

22 What is desirable in a person is his fidelity;
better to be a poor person than a liar.

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Proverbs 19:22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 What is desirable in a person is loyalty,
    and it is better to be poor than a liar.

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Proverbs 21:13 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

13 The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor
will himself also call out and not be answered.

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Proverbs 21:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 If you close your ear to the cry of the poor,
    you will cry out and not be heard.

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Proverbs 22:2 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Rich and poor have this in common:[a]
the Lord makes them all.

Footnotes:

  1. 22:2 Lit poor meet
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Proverbs 22:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The rich and the poor have this in common:
    the Lord is the maker of them all.

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Proverbs 22:7 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is a slave to the lender.

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Proverbs 22:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The rich rule over the poor,
    and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

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Proverbs 22:16 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

16 Oppressing the poor to enrich oneself,
and giving to the rich—both lead only to poverty.

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Proverbs 22:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 Oppressing the poor in order to enrich oneself,
    and giving to the rich, will lead only to loss.

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