Proverbs 17:5
Good News Translation
If you make fun of poor people, you insult the God who made them. You will be punished if you take pleasure in someone's misfortune.

Contemporary English Version
By insulting the poor, you insult your Creator. You will be punished if you make fun of someone in trouble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished.

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He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished.

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Proverbs 14:21,31 He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy. . . .

Psalm 69:9 For the zeal of thy house hath eaten me up: and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.

1 John 3:17 He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?

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Proverbs 24:17,18 When thy enemy shall fall, be not glad, and in his ruin let not thy heart rejoice: . . .

Job 31:29 If I have been glad at the downfall of him that hated me, and have rejoiced that evil had found him.

Jeremiah 17:16 And I am not troubled, following thee for my pastor, and I have not desired the day of man, thou knowest. That which went out of my lips, hath been right in thy sight.

Obadiah 1:11-13,16 For the slaughter, and for the iniquity against thy brother Jacob, confusion shall cover thee, and thou shalt perish for ever. . . .

Romans 12:15 Rejoice with them that rejoice: weep with them that weep.

Romans 16:5 And the church which is in their house. Salute Epenetus, my beloved: who is the firstfruits of Asia in Christ.

Context
Better a Dry Morsel in Quietness
4The evil man obeyeth an unjust tongue: and the deceitful hearkeneth to lying lips. 5He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished.6Children's children are the crown of old men: and the glory of children are their fathers.…
Cross References
Job 31:29
If I have been glad at the downfall of him that hated me, and have rejoiced that evil had found him.

Proverbs 14:31
He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.

Proverbs 24:17
When thy enemy shall fall, be not glad, and in his ruin let not thy heart rejoice:

Obadiah 1:12
In the day when thou stoodest against him, when strangers carried away his army captive, and foreigners entered into his gates, and cast lots upon Jerusalem: thou also wast as one of them.

Additional Translations
He who mocks the poor insults their Maker; whoever gloats over calamity will not go unpunished.Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker; And he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

He that laughs at the poor provokes him that made him; and he that rejoices at the destruction of another shall not be held guiltless: but he that has compassion shall find mercy.

Whoso mocketh a poor [man] reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.

Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

He that mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker; and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.

Whoso is mocking at the poor Hath reproached his Maker, Whoso is rejoicing at calamity is not acquitted.
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