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Proverbs 19:4 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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

Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Proverbs 19:4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 19:6-7 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Many seek a ruler’s favor,
and everyone is a friend of one who gives gifts.

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
Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Proverbs 19:6-7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Many seek the favor of the generous,
    and everyone is a friend to a giver of gifts.
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
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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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
Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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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.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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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.

Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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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.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 23:4-5 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Don’t wear yourself out to get rich;
because you know better, stop!
As soon as your eyes fly to it, it disappears,
for it makes wings for itself
and flies like an eagle to the sky.

Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Proverbs 23:4-5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Do not wear yourself out to get rich;
    be wise enough to desist.
When your eyes light upon it, it is gone;
    for suddenly it takes wings to itself,
    flying like an eagle toward heaven.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 27:7 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

A person who is full tramples on a honeycomb,
but to a hungry person, any bitter thing is sweet.

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Proverbs 27:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The sated appetite spurns honey,
    but to a ravenous appetite even the bitter is sweet.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 28:6 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Better the poor person who lives with integrity
than the rich one who distorts right and wrong.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 28:6 Lit who twists two ways
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Proverbs 28:6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Better to be poor and walk in integrity
    than to be crooked in one’s ways even though rich.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 28:8 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest
collects it for one who is kind to the poor.

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Proverbs 28:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

One who augments wealth by exorbitant interest
    gathers it for another who is kind to the poor.

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Proverbs 28:11 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

11 A rich person is wise in his own eyes,
but a poor one who has discernment sees through him.

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Proverbs 28:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 The rich is wise in self-esteem,
    but an intelligent poor person sees through the pose.

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Proverbs 28:20-22 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

20 A faithful person will have many blessings,
but one in a hurry to get rich
will not go unpunished.

21 It is not good to show partiality
yet even a courageous person may sin for a piece of bread.

22 A greedy one[a] is in a hurry for wealth;
he doesn’t know that poverty will come to him.

Footnotes:

  1. 28:22 Lit A man with an evil eye
Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Proverbs 28:20-22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 The faithful will abound with blessings,
    but one who is in a hurry to be rich will not go unpunished.
21 To show partiality is not good—
    yet for a piece of bread a person may do wrong.
22 The miser is in a hurry to get rich
    and does not know that loss is sure to come.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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