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Rich people always think they are wise, but a poor person who has insight into character knows better.
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The rich man seemeth to himself wise: but the poor man that is prudent shall search him out.
Proverbs 18:11 The substance of the rich man is the city of his strength, and as a strong wall compassing him about.
Proverbs 23:4 Labour not to be rich: but set bounds to thy prudence.
Isaiah 10:13,14 For he hath said: By the strength of my own hand I have done it, and by my own wisdom I have understood: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have taken the spoils of the princes, and as a mighty man hath pulled down them that sat on high. . . .
Ezekiel 28:3-5 Behold thou art wiser than Daniel: no secret is hid from thee. . . .
Luke 16:13,14 No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one and love the other: or he will hold to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon. . . .
1 Corinthians 3:18,19 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seem to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. . . .
1 Timothy 6:17 Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy)
his own conceit
Proverbs 26:16 The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit, than seven men that speak sentences.
Isaiah 5:21 Woe to you that are wise in your own eyes, and prudent in your own conceits.
Romans 11:25 For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, of this mystery (lest you should be wise in your own conceits) that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles should come in.
Romans 12:16 Being of one mind one towards another. Not minding high things, but consenting to the humble. Be not wise in your own conceits.
Proverbs 18:17 The just is first accuser of himself: his friend cometh, and shall search him.
Proverbs 19:1 Better is the poor man, that walketh in his simplicity, than a rich man that is perverse in his lips and unwise.
Job 32:9 They that are aged are not the wise men, neither do the ancients understand judgment.
Ecclesiastes 9:15-17 Now there was found in it a man poor and wise, and he delivered the city by his wisdom, and no man afterward remembered that poor man. . . .
ContextThe Boldness of the Righteous
…10He that deceiveth the just in a wicked way, shall fall in his own destruction: and the upright shall possess his goods. 11The rich man seemeth to himself wise: but the poor man that is prudent shall search him out.12In the joy of the just there is great glory: when the wicked reign, men are ruined.…
Additional TranslationsA rich man is wise in his own eyes, but a poor man with discernment sees through him.The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that has understanding searches him out.
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; But the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
A rich man is wise in his own conceit; but an intelligent poor man will condemn him.
A rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor man that hath understanding searcheth him out.
The rich man is wise in his own eyes; but the poor who has understanding sees through him.
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, And the intelligent poor searcheth him.
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