Proverbs 13:8
Good News Translation
The rich have to use their money to save their lives, but no one threatens the poor.

Contemporary English Version
The rich may have to pay a ransom, but the poor don't have that problem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but he that is poor, beareth not reprehension.

New American Bible
People’s riches serve as ransom for their lives, but the poor do not even hear a threat.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but he that is poor, beareth not reprehension.

ransom

Proverbs 6:35 My son, keep my words, and lay up my precepts with thee. Son,

Exodus 21:30 And if they set a price upon him, he shall give for his life whatsoever is laid upon him.

Job 2:4 And Satan answered, and said: Skin for skin; and all that a man hath, he will give for his life:

Psalm 49:6-10 They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches, . . .

Jeremiah 41:8 But ten men were found among them, that said to Ismahel: Kill us not: for we have stores in the field, of wheat, and barley, and oil, and honey. And he forbore, and slew them not with their brethren.

Matthew 16:26 For what doth it profit a man, if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his own soul? Or what exchange shall a man give for his soul?

1 Peter 1:18,19 Knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as gold or silver, from your vain conversation of the tradition of your fathers: . . .

the poor

2 Kings 24:14 And he carried away all Jerusalem, and all the princes, and all the valiant men of the army, to the number of ten thousand, into captivity: and every artificer and smith: and none were left, but the poor sort of the people of the land.

2 Kings 25:12 But of the poor of the land he left some dressers of vines and husbandmen.

Jeremiah 39:10 But Nabuzardan the general left some of the poor people that had nothing at all, in the land of Juda, and he gave them vineyards, and cisterns at that time.

Zephaniah 3:12 And I will leave in the midst of thee a poor and needy people: and they shall hope in the name of the Lord.

Context
A Father's Discipline
7One is as it were rich, when he hath nothing and another is as it were poor, when he hath great riches. 8The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but he that is poor, beareth not reprehension.9The light of the just giveth joy: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.…
Cross References
Proverbs 13:7
One is as it were rich, when he hath nothing and another is as it were poor, when he hath great riches.

Proverbs 13:9
The light of the just giveth joy: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Proverbs 14:24
The crown of the wise, is their riches: the folly of fools, imprudence.

Additional Translations
Riches may ransom a man’s life, but a poor man hears no threat.The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor hears not rebuke.

The ransom of a man's life is his riches; But the poor heareth no threatening.

A man's own wealth is the ransom of his life: but the poor endures not threatening.

The ransom of a man's life is his riches; but the indigent heareth not rebuke.

The ransom of a man's life is his riches: but the poor heareth no threatening.

The ransom of a man's life is his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.

The ransom of a man's life is his riches, but the poor hear no threats.

The ransom of a man's life are his riches, And the poor hath not heard rebuke.
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