Proverbs 19:6
Good News Translation
Everyone tries to gain the favor of important people; everyone claims the friendship of those who give out favors.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone tries to be friends of those who can help them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Many honour the person of him that is mighty, and are friends of him that giveth gifts.

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Many honour the person of him that is mighty, and are friends of him that giveth gifts.

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Proverbs 19:12 As the roaring of a lion, so also is the anger of a king: and his cheerfulness as the dew upon the grass.

Proverbs 16:15 In the cheerfulness of the king's countenance is life: and his clemency is like the latter rain.

Proverbs 29:26 Many seek the face of the prince: but the judgment of every one cometh forth from the Lord.

Genesis 42:6 And Joseph was governor in the land of Egypt, and corn was sold by his direction to the people. And when his brethren had bowed down to him,

2 Samuel 19:19 Said to him: Impute not to me, my lord, the iniquity, nor remember the injuries of thy servant on the day that thou, my lord, the king, wentest out of Jerusalem, nor lay it up in thy heart, O king.

Job 29:24,25 If at any time I laughed on them, they believed not, and the light of my countenance fell not on earth. . . .

Psalm 45:12 And the daughters of Tyre with gifts, yea, all the rich among the people, shall entreat thy countenance.

Matthew 2:11 And entering into the house, they found the child with Mary his mother, and falling down they adored him: and opening their treasures, they offered him gifts; gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

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Proverbs 17:8 The expectation of him that expecteth is a most acceptable jewel: whithersoever he turneth himself, he understandeth wisely.

Proverbs 18:16 A man's gift enlargeth his way, and maketh him room before princes.

Proverbs 21:14 A secret present quencheth anger: and a gift in the bosom, the greatest wrath.

Genesis 32:20 And ye shall add: Thy servant Jacob himself also followeth after us; for he said: I will appease him with the presents that go before, and afterwards I will see him, perhaps he will be gracious to me.

Genesis 43:15 So the men took the presents, and double money, and Benjamin: and went down into Egypt, and stood before Joseph.

Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death. But the grace of God, life everlasting in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Context
The Man of Integrity
5A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall not escape. 6Many honour the person of him that is mighty, and are friends of him that giveth gifts.7The brethren of the poor man hate him: moreover also his friends have departed far from him. He that followeth after words only, shall have nothing.…
Cross References
Proverbs 18:16
A man's gift enlargeth his way, and maketh him room before princes.

Proverbs 21:14
A secret present quencheth anger: and a gift in the bosom, the greatest wrath.

Proverbs 29:26
Many seek the face of the prince: but the judgment of every one cometh forth from the Lord.

Additional Translations
Many seek the favor of the prince, and everyone is a friend of the gift giver.Many will entreat the favor of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that gives gifts.

Many will entreat the favor of the liberal man; And every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

Many court the favour of kings; but every bad man becomes a reproach to another man.

Many court the favour of a noble; and every one is friend to a man that giveth.

Many will entreat the favour of the liberal man: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

Many will entreat the favor of the prince: and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.

Many will entreat the favor of a ruler, and everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.

Many entreat the face of the noble, And all have made friendship to a man of gifts.
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